Vogelherdhöhle (Vogelherd Cave)
The Vogelherd Cave in Lone Valley is well known beyond the boundaries of the region for its archaeological findings. The cave was already a resting area and shelter for Ice Age human beings of Lone Valley 30.000 years ago.
The Vogelherd Cave nowadays is internationally famous for the discovery of 11 figures made of mammoth ivory, which are among the oldest artworks of the world with their estimated age of about 32.000 years.
The best preserved figure is the 4,8 cm large representation of a wild horse. Further figures represent among others a cave lion, a bison and several big cats like panthers.
One of the oldest small artworks, which is completely preserved, depicts a mammoth.
Explore, discover and experience these artworks of Lone Valley at the archaeological park Vogelherd Cave!
The archaeological park offers an adventurous search for traces with exciting tales and Stone Age hands-on areas about Ice Age artworks.