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Peña Los Plantíos rock-shelter

Castilla y León (Spain)


Natural Environment:

The site is in the Duero Valley, to the south of Pico Frentes at the end of Sierra de Cabrejas, where the land slopes gently towards the valley of the River Golmayo. The predominant vegetation is oak woods and grassland with sandstone outcrops.

Regional Archaeological Context:

Located in the high Meseta of Soria, the site contains post-Palaeolithic Schematic art, which is found both in rock-shelters and in small hollows and caves. The representations at Peña los Plantíos are associated with nearby sites of the same type in neighbouring municipalities, like Prado de Santa Maria in Pedrajas, Cueva Larga and Cueva Grande in Oteruelos, and Monte Valonsadero in Soria.

Archaeological evidence at the site:

The sits consists of a long rock-shelter in which some 142 motifs are distributed in different groups.

Short Description:


The 142 motifs documented at the site are grouped in 13 panels. They include anthropomorphs and zoomorphic figures, and a large number of schematic signs.

Age:

Chalcolithic – Bronze Age.


Type of Site: Rock-Shelter

State/Region: Castilla y León
Province: Soria
Municipality: Fuentetoba
Town: Fuentetoba
Location: Peña los Plantíos


Schematic painting of the Age of the Bronze - Iron Age in the rock shelter of the Plantíos (Golmayo-Fuentetoba-Soria)

Contact and information:
GOLMAYO's TOWN HALL
Road of Valladolid, 34 42190-Golmayo
Tfno. +34 975 22 36 83
Fax. +34 975 23 27 76
E-mail: ayuntamiento@golmayo.es

Http: // www.golmayo.es/
Http: // guiadesoria.es/soria-y-provincia/pueblos-de-soria/252-fuentetoba.html


Days open:
All the year round.


Timetable:
Free entry.


Age restrictions: 
None.


Price:
Free.


Booking:

Non.


Nearby cultural destinations:

Soria (10 km)
Numancia (15 km)

Nearby natural destinations:

Monte Valonsadero (5 km)
Laguna Negra (55 km)
Sierras of Urbión and Cebollera (50 km)
Rio Lobos Gorge (66 km)
Sabinares de Calatañazor (35 km)

Accommodation and Restaurants near the site:

Hotel/Restaurante Monte 
Valonsadero s/n
42001 Soria
Tel: 975 180 006

Mesón de la Toba 
La Fábrica 2 
42190 Fuentetoba
Tel: 975 272 003

Polideportivo 
Ctra. de Carbonera
42190 Fuentetoba, 
Tel: 975 272 069

Tourism Office
Medinaceli, 2
42002 Soria
Tel: 975 212 052

See: www.turismocastillayleon.com www.sorianitelaimaginas.com


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2010-2020 PREHISTORIC ROCK ART TRAIL CELEBRATES ITS 10th ANNIVERSARY

2010-2020 PREHISTORIC ROCK ART TRAIL CELEBRATES ITS 10th ANNIVERSARY

9th May 2010 the Council of Europe granted the Mention European Cultural Route to the PRAT-CARP network.