Defensive structures

Archaeological work in the North wall
Archaeological work in the North wall

The wall is a perimeter structure forming a complete u-shaped enclosure. The wall has been constructed with huge redden quartzite ashlars. The main wall structure is reinforced by an external pre-wall constructed outside the inhabited nucleus. The excavation area number 4, unburied the structure of the Late Roman Wall in a point close to the main entrance to the village, the eastern gatehouse which was reinforced by three cassamata  structures attached to the wall from the inside. The excavation Area 1, discovered the construction techniques of the wall: double-faced wall, filled with rough stones and earth. The wall was 5m height and 4m breadth.

North wall
North wall
Archaeooogical excavation 2008
Archaeooogical excavation 2008
West wall
West wall