DESCRIPTION OF THE Site
The archaeological site at Río pinturas called Cueva de las manos is situated along the Patagonia Region in Santa Cruz Province. Perito Moreno, the closest village to the cave where decisions are made if there is any problem within the cave. Cueva de las manos contains an exceptional assemblage of cave art. This ancient site was executed between 13,000 and 9,500 years ago. It takes the names as Cueva de las manos (Cave of the Hands) for the stencilled outlines of human hands in the cave. It also contains depictions of animals, such as guanacos (Lama guanicoe) and hunting scenes. Ancestors of the historic hunter-gatherer communities of patagonia found by Europeans settlers in the 19th century are the responsibles for the paintings inside the cave. Today, guanacos can still be found in the region where Cueva de las manos is located at. Cueva de las manos, the perfect place to trouble. Visit the archaeological site called "The Rock art" which is a natural environment. "Cueva de las manos", the beauty and preservation of the paintings. Here, you will find the magnificence of the collection of stencilled outlines of human hands and hunting scenes.