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Le Mas-d'Azil (; oc|Lo Mas d'Asilh) is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France, containing a cave that is the typesite for the prehistoric Azilian culture. The ''Grotte du Mas d'Azil'' (sometimes hyphenated, sometimes not) is a "supersite" with rich remains of human usage from about 30,000 years ago, and is also a key site for the preceding Magdalenian culture. The D119 road runs right through the large cave, which is a natural tunnel 420 metres long and 50 metres high.;

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See also

* Communes of the Ariège department

References

Category:Communes of Ariège (department) Category:Archaeological sites in France Category:Azilian Category:Ariège communes articles needing translation from French Wikipedia {{Ariège-geo-stub