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CAVE DRAKENA

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Southeast of the island of Kefalonia Poros gorge at a height of 70 meters is the Cave of Drakena. The area is estimated at 90 square meters. The Ephorate Paleoanthropology and Speleology of Southern Greece excavated from 1992 to 2005 as a result of the activities date back to the cave.

According to the cave was excavated from the Late Neolithic to the Bronze Age. After years of neglect the cave took life from the late 7th to the 20th century BC as the Sanctuary of the Nymphs and the god Pan, while the modern era like other caves and so was used to corral.

Cave found by archaeologists a rare for the Greek data finding. A carbonized yarn length of a millimeter. The age of the filament is estimated at 7000 years which leads us to the conclusion that the people of the Neolithic era could spin and weave. Even found seeds, bones and various food residues.