The Ministry of Water, Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Environment has granted the Society of Historiological and Ethnographic Studies an aid of 7,556 euros from Leader funds to develop a project to value the Shelter of Justo de Yéchar (Mula).
It is listed as an Asset of Cultural Interest and houses more than twenty paintings of prehistoric rock art.
The project, included in the Rural Development Program for the Region of Murcia 2014-2020 and managed by the Comprehensive Local Action Group, has consisted of making three guided visits to the cavity and developing different informative material that allows knowledge of this site no need to descend to him.
In this sense, a digital notebook has been made with all the information regarding the paintings contained in the Coat, as well as a documentary video that shows the inside of the cavity, the arrangement and typology of the paintings and the difficulty of accessing the cavity.
Discovered in 2016 and located 40 meters high on the walls of the Cejo Cortado, the Shelter of Fair has three panels of cave paintings of schematic or abstract style in which stand out the bitriangular oculated figures also appeared in other parts of the peninsular geography .
According to the study conducted by members of the Society of Historiological and Ethnographic Studies, these paintings are located on a time horizon that would span a margin of several centuries between the final Neolithic and the Metal Age.
The project has been funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) by 63 percent and 37 percent by the Community.