Castro of Vila Nova de São Pedro

Local nameCastro de Vila Nova de São Pedro
LocationLisbon, Portugal

The Castro of Vila Nova de São Pedro is a Chalcolithic archaeological site in the civil parish of Vila Nova de São Pedro, municipality of Azambuja, in the Portuguese Estremadura area of Lezíria do Tejo. It is important for the discovery of thousands of arrowheads within its fortified settlement, associated with the Chalcolithic period of human settlement. associated with the long-lived fortified town, or castro, of Zambujal, near the municipality of Torres Vedras. The period of "urban" settlement lasted from 2600 to 1300 BCE, and was a contemporary of the southeastern Spanish settlements of Los Millares and El Argar.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castro_of_Vila_Nova_de_São_Pedro

Official Website http://www.monumentos.gov.pt/Site/APP_PagesUser/SIPA.aspx?id=6278

Address 2065, Portugal

Coordinates 39°13'11.1" N -8°50'25.158" E

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