Spy, Belgium

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Spy is a village in the municipality of Jemeppe-sur-Sambre near Namur, Belgium.

Here in 1886, in Betche aux Roches cavern, Maximin Lohest and Marcel de Puydt found two nearly perfect Neanderthal skeletons (man and woman) at the depth of 16 feet (4.9 m), with numerous implements of the Mousterian type. Recently Yves Saquet found a third skeleton of the same age.[1]

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  1. ^ RTBF Belgian television news, 19.01.2010

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Coordinates: 50°29′N 4°42′E / 50.483°N 4.700°E / 50.483; 4.700