TITLE

AS MURALHAS ROMANAS DO PORTO: UM BALANÇO ARQUEOLÓGICO

AUTHOR(S)
Silva, António Manuel S. P.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Portugália;2010/2011, Vol. 31/32, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Roman walls of ancient Oporto town, settled on Cathedral hill from Late Bronze Age, according to archaeological data produced during latest decades, mainly as a result of the continuous rescue and field evaluation policy Town Hall has developed through its former Urban Archaeology Unit. Due to this work, near a dozen of a defensive wall sections were already recognized, dating from the end of Iron Age, till 1st/2nd and 3rd/4th centuries, which suggests several building or rebuilding phases on the same wall.
ACCESSION #
85626456

 

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