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II Archaeological Fieldwork in "The Cabezuelas" (15/07/2015)

The deadline for registration is July 24. |

For the second year it will conduct an archaeological excavation at the site of cones.

After the success of the previous edition (from the point of view of participation, as well as from the research) resumed the work on this site which is located in the vicinity of "Canico".

The Kalathos Association in its efforts to spreading the heritage of Totana, organized this activity, which is directed by archaeologists Carricondo Veronica, Jose A. Gonzalez and Juan A. Ramirez Guerao Eagle.

Also, they have the cooperation of the City of Totana, the Heritage Service of the Region of Murcia and professor of Ancient History at the University of Murcia, Rafael Gonzalez.

Along these lines to thank the companies that collaborate and sponsor this ambitious research project.

Participation in the archaeological excavation is directed to volunteers in general and students or interested in the field of history and archeology.

The activity will be held from 27 July to 7 August with a time of 8.00 to 13.00 hours, with three evenings devoted to washing and inventory of the ceramic material.

During the workday an approach to archaeological research methodology where volunteers meet and participate in the process leading to an archaeological dig (conducting inventory, topography, field drawing, registration cards of structures, archaeological photography will take place ... ).

The participation fee is 20 €.

Those interested can contact the Association Kalathos in your mailbox: asociacionkalathos@gmail.com or phone 699 938 010/627 651 791

Results of the First Campaign

From an archaeological point of view, the balance of the first field of work can be classified as exceptional.

In just ten days of work objectives that archaeologists had been raised they were met.

On the one hand, it has been able to locate and document the area of ​​work he did in the early 70s the then director of the Provincial Archaeological Museum, Manuel Jorge Aragoneses.

Also, it has been assessing the conservation status of different structures of their condition was unknown by clandestine interventions.

They have been documented both as ceramic structures different chronology, going from the Bronze Age, the Iberian world, the first Roman occupation and a phase of Andalusian occupation.

It is the starting point for understanding and appreciation of what was undoubtedly the settlement that gave rise to the present city of Totana.

Source: Asociación Kalatho

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