Shaitan-Koba

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Shaitan-Koba [Шайтан-Коба; Şeytan Qoba]. A Middle Paleolithic camp site of the Mousterian culture in a grotto on the Bodrak River near Skalyste, Crimea. The site was discovered in 1929. Over the years archeologists uncovered more than 25,000 flint tools, the bones of various wild animals, and other objects.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]




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