The calabrian site of Grotta del Romito, the most important for the knowledge of the late Palaeolithic in the Tyrrhenian side and one of the cornerstones of Italian prehistory. Paolo Graziosi coordinated researches and excavations in 1961-1967, Fabio Martini is continuing the project for the Florence University.
The site has two rock art documents. These are two large boulders located in the shelter area, one almost at the entrance of the innermost of the cave, the other outside the limit of the same shelter.
In addition to the powerful stratigraphic sequence with evidence between the Gravettian (about 24,000 years ago) and the end Epigravettian (about 10,000 years ago), Mesolithic and Neolithic, the site is known for nine burials.