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A Paleo-Hispanic Alphabet Found on the Slate Tablet from the Casas del Turuñuelo Site

Researchers from the Institute of Archaeology of Mérida (IAM), a joint center of the CSIC and the Junta of Extremadura, are studying a series of signs inscribed on the slate tablet from the Tartessian site of Casas del Turuñuelo (Guareña, Badajoz) which discovery was announced last week, and according to initial interpretations, it appears to […]

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Scenes of Warriors from 6th Century BC on a Slate Plaque Found at Tartessian Site of Casas del Turuñuelo in Spain

The archaeological work carried out during the VI Excavation Campaign at the archaeological site of Casas del Turuñuelo, in Guareña (Badajoz, Spain), has revealed, among the numerous recovered materials, a slate plaque about 20 centimeters engraved on both sides where various motifs can be identified. It combines drawing exercises with the repeated depiction of faces […]