• Index

  • Afrin Rift Valley
  • Introduction

  • Aindara
  • Jabal Samaan
  • View from hill
  • Bedouin
  • Wadi(Valley)
  • Dederiyeh Cave
  • Wadi Dederiyeh
  • Wadi Hassen
  • Wadi Qartal
  • Wadi Hammam
  • Clickable Maps
  • Levant
  • Syria
  • Afrin
  • Palmyra

  • Dederiyeh Cave

    The entrance of the cave facing the wadi, for the north, is reached by climbing about 60 m up from the valley floor; after another 10 m there is a mouth of a second entrance, that is the chimney. The present mountainous zone is completely open and very sparsely vegetated. The cave consists of a large chamber of 15m wide and 10m high at the entrance, and about 60m deep and a maximum width of 40m with a vaulted dome reaching of 10m at the back of the cave. A skeleton of Neanderthal infant was found under the chimney of the cave in 1993.

    QTVR Panorama and Object Movies
    Interior views of the Dederiyeh Cave
  • Dederiyeh Cave-1
  • Dederiyeh Cave-2
  • Dederiyeh Cave-3
  • Dederiyeh Cave-4
  • Dederiyeh Cave-5

    Neanderthal infant skeleton found at the cave iQTVR Object movies of Replica)
  • Skeleton-1
  • Skeleton-2
  • Takeo Fukazawa, 1997

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