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The State Hermitage Museum Collection Female Figurine

The State Hermitage Museum Collection Female Figurine

Kostenki-Avdeevo Culture

Kostenki I (Poliakova)

Eastern Europe, DonRiver

Gravettian (Upper Palaeolithic, c. 23.000-21.000 years ago)

Limestone

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San Sebastian Lifestyle Palacio de Aiete Gardens 2

San Sebastian Lifestyle Palacio de Aiete Gardens 2

Aiete Palace was built in 1878 by the Duke of Bailen on the grounds of the ancestral home of the Hayet. It stayed Alfonso XIII and Queen Maria Cristina. In 1939 the City bought the building and offered it to General Franco who used it from 1940 to 1975 as a summer residence.

In 1975 the City recovers the Palace and gardens are open to people of San Sebastian.

Park noted for its gardens and vegetation scoring two very distinct areas.

The first would emphasize the palace, the chapel and the gatehouse. Front of the palace was designed a small pond inhabited by swans and some ducks. Surround the spacious gardens pond topped by clumps of trees, pine and beech.

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San Sebastian Lifestyle Palacio de Aiete Gardens 1

San Sebastian Lifestyle Palacio de Aiete Gardens 1

Aiete Palace in San Sebastian is at the top of the hill that gives it its name, in the central city area between Las Vegas and Ibaeta Urumea.

It has an approximate area of 235 ha. Bordered on the south by the variation of San Sebastian and north to Paseo de Miraconcha and San Roque Road.

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San Sebastian Lifestyle Conversation

San Sebastian Lifestyle Conversation

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