Crowning the valley of the Rumblar River, is the town of Peñalosa, a 4000 year old argárico site, located on a hill that includes the impressive view of the old valley.
To reach the archaeological site, we will follow a small route of 6 km, that of the Senda del Agua. We will cross the "verea" of the waters on the left side of the "tail" of Valdeloshuertos (Rumblar reservoir) until we reach the star visit; Peñalosa.
The settlement of Peñalosa is distributed in three artificial terraces, in which the houses and fortifications are distinguished, and even some of the paved streets. On the upper terrace, protected by bastions and watchtowers, an access to a large acropolis opens up. In the middle level we find remains of the metallurgical activity, in addition to a monumental grave with a large amount of animal remains and a rich trousseau.
During the year 2000 a.C. This enclave dedicated to the production of metals, under the domain of Baños de la Encina, came to lead the mining economy of the Rumblar River valley.
In this visit you will learn the metals that were extracted from the mining account. In addition to copper rich in arsenic, azurite and malachite, and even silver, were extracted.
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