jueves, 27 de septiembre de 2012

La Bastida unearths 4,200-year-old fortification, unique in continental Europe

(Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) The archaeological excavations carried out this year at the site of La Bastida (Totana, Murcia, in Spain) have shed light on an imposing fortification system, unique for its time. The discovery, together with all other discoveries made in recent years, reaffirm that the city was the most advanced settlement in Europe in political and military terms during the Bronze Age (ca. 4,200 years ago), and is comparable only to the Minoan civilisation of Crete [...] EurekAlert!

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