If there is a Monegasque institution worth visiting at least once in your lifetime, it is the Museum of Prehistoric Anthropology of Monaco. If only to discover the perfectly preserved mammoth skeleton or attend special conferences, like the one on August 30th.

At the Museum of Prehistoric Anthropology of Monaco, founded in 1902 and founded by Prince Albert I of Monaco, one will encounter astonishing pieces of history, like that of Steppan, the mammoth. Since 2014, one can closely observe the perfectly preserved skeleton of this ancestor of the elephant made available for scientific purposes and to impress young and old. It was discovered in Siberia and is 5 meters long and 3.30 meters high. But there are other surprises in the museum, such as children’s workshops held this summer, guided tours and conferences. The next is in the coming days.

All about Saharan rock art

Friday, August 30th at 6 pm, do not miss the conference devoted to the Rock Art of the Saharan Atlas and Tassili n’Ajjer. An event organized by the Monegasque Association of Prehistory that will be presented by Fatma-Zohra Khaled, who wrote a thesis titled The Representation of Ancient Harteens in the Rock Art of the Saharan Atlas. An eminent specialist whose interventions are always awaited by prehistoric enthusiasts. Beware, places are limited, it is advisable to book on +377 98 98 80 06. Free admission.

*Article originally published in the French edition of the Monaco Tribune.