Se puede llegar en vehiculo sin ningъn problema hasta el aparcamiento del yacimiento. El poblado ofrece la posibilidad de visitas guiadas. Es el ъnico yacimiento ibйrico de la Comunidad Valenciana que cuenta con este servicio. En el lugar ademбs se ha procedido a una rйplica exacta de una de las viviendas de la bastida que hace aъn mas atractiva la visita si cabe. La Bastida de les Alcusses es un yacimiento arqueolуgico ibйrico del siglo IV ac.
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Four campaigns were carried out between and In newspapers of the time, the site was described as a "new Pompeii". Four gates give access to the interior of the site, three at the western end and one at the eastern. The gatehouses all contain internal benches, possibly guard posts or spaces for controlling the passage of goods. Secondary streets run perpendicular to this main street and some open plazas were left without buildings.
The walls would have then been whitewashed and sometimes even painted. Further spaces housed milling equipment and more specialised activities such as metallurgy, weaving and other artisanal activities. Everyday life: agriculture and trade[ edit ] Agricultural tools recovered at the site Bronze votive figure of ox with plough Bastida de les Alcusses Agricultural and pastoral tasks were a fundamental part of everyday subsistence.
The principal crops were unirrigated cereals barley, wheat and millet as well as legumes broad beans and peas. Fruits and nuts were also important, especially olives, vines, almonds and figs. Other agricultural tools found at the site include billhooks, sickles, hoes and rakes, forming one of the most complete tool assemblages known for pre-Roman agriculture in Spain. Some wild species were also hunted, included rabbits, hares, deer, mountain goats and wild boar.
Weights and balances have been found, doubtless used in commercial transactions and perhaps related to the small silver and bronze ingots also found at the site.
This plaque is generally interpreted as a form of account or receipt. From the Strait of Gibraltar there are amphoras that contained salted fish products and included amongst the local tablewares are plates and cups imported from Athens. Bastida de les Alcusses The inhabitants of la Bastida lived in a stratified society.
Status and wealth are shown in jewellery, house size and imported goods. The offerings deposited in the principal west gate, also indicate the symbolic importance of a full panoply including sword and shield. As such, it was probably only inhabited for three or four generations. Competition between the many sites in the area for control of the important transport route from the coast into the southern Meseta, or control of arable land in the Canyoles valley may have been motivating factors.
Entry to the site is free. The site is open from 10am to 2pm and from 4pm to 6pm winter months or from 4pm to 8pm summer months , Tuesday to Sunday. Immediately outside the site, a full-scale replica of an Iberian house has been reconstructed using the appropriate materials and techniques.
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La Bastida de les Alcusses
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La Bastida de Les Alcusses