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Cardeñosa


Las Cogotas Archaeological Site


Contact details

A 4 km. de Cardeñosa
05320  Cardeñosa, Ávila  (Castile-Leon)
Tel.:+34 920260001

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
Ávila

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

Practical information

Prices

Open access.

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