Sites & cities that bear the name of Tholos of Montelirio

Tholos of Montelirio

Today in : Spain
First trace of activity : ca. 29th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 28th century B.C.E

Description : The Tholos de Montelirio is a circular megalithic construction consisting of two chambers (one large and the other smaller), a corridor and an atrium, covered by an artificial burial mound. It is estimated that was built during the Age of the Copper in sometime between the years 2900 and 2800 BC 1 It is located within the province of Seville , Spain, in the town of Castilleja de Guzmán . The monument stands out for its exceptional conservation.

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