Cave in Vlorë
The Lepenice caves or “Shpella e Shkruar, Lepenicë, are located to the west above the of the village of the same name.
It is a karst cave formed on limestone rocks and on its walls there are early drawings of great archaeological value. Discovered after 1970s, it features 19 anthropomorphic figures of people made with a brown mineral ink, 8 irregular geometric, which at its center is the figure of a man.
It is thought the paintings date to the end of 3 millennium BC. Cave paintings have also been found in Vlashnja, Bovilla, and Tren.
The painting of Lepenica is applied in a cave shelter situated in the northeast slope of Lepenica Mountain, in an altitude around 800 m. over the sea level, where you can have a better view
of the Shushica River.
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