Virtual flight

Tira del Lienzo (1.750 BC) [+]

Cereals and meat

Despite the importance of cereals in the Argaric diet, La Bastida was not ideal for its cultivation. The fertile lands were found a few kilometres south, in the Guadalentín valley. Supplying the inhabitants of La … [+]

Water management

An urban settlement of such dimensions and relevance needed defensive structures and infrastructures to meet the primary needs of the community, such as water supply and control. [+]

The hidden city

La Bastida is not an excellent place to live. As a result, human communities avoided it for hundreds of thousands of years, from the earliest Paleolithic until one day about 4,200 years ago. Then, that … [+]