by Pamela Cioffi – Un Mondo d’Italiani

L’Uomo di Altamura, the pre-historical life at Filitalia webinar. Online, on Friday, September 18, 2020, from 5.30 pm to 7.00 pm. Reserve your ticket!

L’Uomo di Altamura (the Man of Altamura) is the name of the next Filitalia webinar. The event will take place online, on Friday, September 18, 2020, from 5.30 pm to 7.00 pm. After the last webinar about ‘Sardinia’s Nuraghi Civilization’, Angela Cacciarru flies to Altamura, in Apulia region of Italy, and she will follow the trail of the man founded in the Lamalunga Cave. This isn’t the first time that the region of Apulia is studied from Filitalia, the other time, they talked about ‘The Ancient Beauty of Gargano’. The webinar is 10$ for all Filitalia International & Foundation members and non members. Join Angela Cacciarru and discover the secrets of the pre-historic life!


L’Uomo di Altamura, Filitalia webinar

The Man of Altamura was discovered on October 3, 1993, in the Lamalunga Cave by Lorenzo Di Liso, Marco Milillo e Walter Scaramuzzi of the ‘Club Alpino Italiano’.  Buried in the sands of time 250 thousand years, the Man of Altamura is the only entire human skeleton found from the Paleolithic era. The skeleton is an adult human specimen, trapped in the Lamalunga cave in Altamura, which has been incorporated into the stalactites and stalagmites that have grown around it and have kept it intact. What is the history of this skeleton? What is the legend of the Lamalunga Cave?

Angela Cacciarru

Angela was born and raised in Italy, and has more than twenty years of experience as an instructor of Italian language and culture. As member of Filitalia International & Foundation, she organizes meeting on Cisco, Google Meet and Skype, about the Italian culture and traditions. This time she will introduce you ‘The Man of Altamura’, to know the secrets of this skeleton buried in the Lamalunga Cave. Angela left Italy in 1990, and became an United States citizen in 2004. Her knowledge of Human Geography, her academic specialty since her Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been important in diversifying and broadening the content of her classes.

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