Allar Cave

Allar Cave
Allar mağarası
location in Azerbaijan
Location Allar village
Region Yardymli Rayon, Azerbaijan
Coordinates 38°55′14″N 48°13′15″E / 38.92056°N 48.22083°E / 38.92056; 48.22083Coordinates: 38°55′14″N 48°13′15″E / 38.92056°N 48.22083°E / 38.92056; 48.22083
Periods Middle Paleolithic

Allar Cave (Azerbaijani: Allar mağarası) is an archaeological site and Middle Paleolithic human settlement. The cave is situated on the left bank of the Vilesh River, in Allar village, Yardymli Rayon, Azerbaijan, at an altitude of 1,500 metres (4,900 ft) above sea level.

The cave was discovered in 1993 during an archeological expedition organized by the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, under the guidance of A.G. Jafarov. The expedition uncovered nine Middle Paleolithic stone items.[1]


  1. Национальная Академия Наук Азербайджана. Институт Археологии и Этнографии. (2008). Археология Азербайджана. Каменный век (в 6 томах). 1. Баку: Şərq-Qərb. p. 448. ISBN 978-9952-448-38-2.
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