Vela Cave is located on the southern slope of the hill Pinski rat, at 130 m above the bay of Kale in Vela Luka, one of the most important prehistoric archaeological sites in Europe.
Rials found provides evidence of colonization and all forms of life several prehistoric human communities that used the cave for everyday life and for the burial of their dead.
Thousands found pottery fragments, whole vessels and other objects are found by first-rate importance. On them were printed pages of cultural, social, spiritual and economic relations users Vele Spileo the immediate and distant parts of the Mediterranean. More at http://velaspila.hr/en/ one of the most eminent and richest Mediterranean archaeological cave sites. The findings are currently preserved in Vela Luka Centre for Culture.
The tracks of prehistoric life can be found on several localities on the island. The oldest are findings of the stone knives dating from neolith era on the island of Badija, near the city of Korčula.
Žukovica Cave is situated between the bay of Vaja and the bay of Račišće.
Jakas Cave is situated in the area of Žrnovo, south of podstrana, above the Rasohatica bay.
Psephism of Lumbarda It dates from 3rd century B.C. and shows evidence of the existence of Greek settlement in this area. It is kept in the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, while the findings from the destroyed necropolis from the area of Sutivan, dating from 3rd century B.C., are kept in the City Museum in Korčula.
The Statute of City and the Island of Korčula It dates from 13th century and it is the second oldest example of legislation among Slavs. Experts believe that it was first drafted in 1214. Two old handwritten copies are preserved, one of which is kept in Rome, and the other in a private collection of the Kapor family in Korčula.
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