Ramesch Bone Cave

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Ramesch Bone Cave

Portal of the cave

Portal of the cave

Location: Upper Austria , Austria
Height : 1960  m above sea level A.
47 ° 39 '10 "  N , 14 ° 15' 1.1"  E Coordinates: 47 ° 39 '10 "  N , 14 ° 15' 1.1"  E
Ramesch Bone Cave (Upper Austria)
Ramesch Bone Cave
Cadastral number: 1636 / 08a

The Ramesch Bone Cave (cadastral number 1636 / 08a) is a cave in the Totes Gebirge in Upper Austria. It is located at the foot of the Ramesch ( Warscheneck group at 1960  m above sea level ).

In this cave, skeletal remains of cave bears (Ursus spelaeus eremus: Ramesch bear) were discovered. In addition, stone tools from Neanderthals were found dating from the interglacial between 65,000 and 31,000 BC. Come from BC. This time fell into a warmer climatic phase, which also allowed human lives in high mountain regions.

The finds are exhibited in the Austrian Rock Art Museum in Spital am Pyhrn .

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