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Ochre from Solutré and Menton, France

These are lumps of modified ochre from Solutré and Menton, France. The lump from Solutré is about 20,000 years old and the three lumps from Menton range in age from about 17,000 - 11,500 years old.

Ocher solutre and menton
Ocher solutre and menton
Image Credit: James Di Loreto, & Donald H. Hurlbert, Smithsonian Institution
Ochre from Solutré and Menton, France
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Site: Solutré and Mention
Page last updated: February 8, 2016