cave of Fuente del Salin is located in Muñorrodero, Val
del San Vicente. The representations were discovered in
1985 by speleologist of the SAEC group. The gallery of
access to the decorated room uses to be inundated because
it acts as spout.
In one of the
superior galleries, where the original entry to the cave
is located, nowadays closed by a natural collapse, there
is a panel, that in the palaeolithic period would be
iluminated by the sun light, with twelve negative hands in red colour, some of them with part of the
forearm. Other very loose painting remains appear by the
first ones. In other of the rooms, two red positive hands, have been found. If there was any
otherparietal evidence today it would be totally lost.
During the parietal evidences
documentation work, an excavation of a zone close to the
paintings, considering that the deposit is sinchronic
with the moment of accomplishment of the paintings. The
dates given by the works are of 22.340 ± 510/480.