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Work on Ayllón's Arab past is resumed

Work on Ayllón's Arab past is resumed

After more than two decades of the latest actions, the Junta has resumed archaeological work in the Spanish-Muslim fortified site of Ayllón

After more than two decades, archaeological works are resumed in the Spanish-Muslim fortified site of Ayllón. The Board has begun an archaeological study and consolidation actions of the ramp that between the end of the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries served as a link between La Medina and the old citadel.

Along with these actions, part of the wall that existed in this defensive compound has been discovered, in which it has come to light that at one point in its history this fortification doubled, it is possible that to avoid attacks by Christian catapults.

What is clear is that future actions may help to understand what life was like in this area, one of the strategic points of the peninsula, and now tourist revitalize the area.

Part of the remains found will serve to better date this area, thanks to Carbon-14.

Source: The Day of Segovia