Silva, António Manuel S. P.
March 2010
Portugália;2010/2011, Vol. 31/32, p43
Academic Journal
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.


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