Cardeñosa


Las Cogotas Archaeological Site


Contact details

Carretera Ávila - Cardeñosa, 4 km.
05320  Cardeñosa, Ávila  (Castile-Leon)
http://www.turismoavila.com/es/folletos/castro-de-las-cogotas_1.html
Tel.:+34 920260001

Location

Ávila

Description

A town made up of two walled enclosures.The total area is 14.5 hectares plus a necropolis.There are few remains from the Bronze Age ad they are limited to some materials.However, the walls and the buildings clearly belong to the second Iron Age.The walls are several metres high and the houses are arranged in a tiered fashion.The second enclosure was affected by the construction of Las Cogotas reservoir.

  • Construction: Archaeological site
  • Artistic period: Prehistory
  • Historic period: Bronze Age

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