Millstone

We have a millstone from Roman times (lower part or “meta”), conical in shape. It is made of alcoriza stone and located in the area known as “Villa de las Canteras”, next to the Mesa de Gandul. It presents a broad chronology, between the ss. II...

Tegulae from the Roman period ss. III-V

Along with urban settlements such as Gandul or periurban enclaves such as Las Majadillas, the territory of Alcalá also presents rural locations linked to the agricultural exploitation of the territory and singular spaces of transit or supply. This is the case of Santa...

Amphora of the Rosalejo Necropolis

Amphora containers manufactured in the Bay of Cadiz for the fish sauce and wine trade. After consumption of the product they were carrying, these amphorae could have been reserved for reuse in the funerary context where they were found. Typologies: Beltran IIB, var....

Fragment of robed figure

Fragment of carved stone material, representing part of the torso and shoulders of a robed figure. Located in the area known as “Las Lomas/El Tejar”, where there is no information of any archaeological site inventoried. Despite this lack of knowledge about...

Example of soil in Opus Spicatum

Restitution of pavement built with small bricks (laterculi) found by chance in a Roman site. The arrangement of the rigging is reminiscent of the pattern of fish bones or ceral spikes, hence the name opus spicatum. It may have been part of a domestic or...

Glass cinerary urn

From the 1st century A.D., the blowing technique was discovered in Rome and was the most widely used technique for the manufacture of parts, as it simplified production and made it possible to generate numerous shapes for new functions at lower cost. The plasticity of...