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024FN · PEÑA REDONDA

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Hidden : 12/21/2013
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Estás en el Castro de San Mamede o Peña Redonda, fácilmente visible en lo alto del cerro, el bolo granítico que ha dado nombre al paraje donde han sido encontrados restos prerromanos, romanos y visigodos.

A la entrada de lo que fue el castro, son aún divisables las ruinas de una ermita y de la casa del ermitaño. Mucha de la piedra que existió, ha sido usada para la construcción de cortinas y las edificaciones del actual pueblo de Villardiegüa de la Ribera. En algunas de las rocas de la zona es posible evidenciar grabados que muestran el antiguo culto prerromano a la serpiente. También han sido encontrados diversos restos prerromanos y romanos, como trozos de cerámica, urnas cinerarias, piedras molineras, monedas y una pequeña laja de pizarra visigótica. Arqueólogos opinan que el lugar fue santuario a juzgar por las piletas de sacrificio que se encuentran en el lugar.

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ROUND CRAG. You are in the Iron Age settlement of Saint Mamede or Round Crag, where many Pre-roman, Roman and Visigoth remains have been discovered. From the top of the hill you can easily see the granite ball that has given this site its name. From the entrance of what used to be the settlement you can still make out what was the chapel and the home of the hermit even though many of the stones have been reallocated for use in construction of walls and buildings in the current village of Villardiegüa de la Ribera. On some of the rocks in this area it is possible to see etchings related to the Pre-roman worship of the snake. Many other Pre-roman and Roman artifacts have also been found such as: pieces of ceramic, burial urns, millstones, money and small Visigoth slate tablets. Archaeologists agree that the location was a sacred site based on the sacrificial fonts found there.

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Você está no Castro de San Mamede ou pena redonda, facilmente visível no topo da colina, o granito tigela que deu nome ao lugar onde pré-romana, visigótica e romana restos foram encontrados. Na entrada do que era o castro, são ainda ser visto as ruínas de uma capela e a casa do eremita. Grande parte das pedras que existiu, tem sido usado para a construção de cortinas e os edifícios da cidade moderna de Villardiegua de la Ribera. Em algumas das rochas na área, é possível demonstrar gravuras mostrando a adoração pré-romana antiga serpente. Vários restos de pré-romana e romana, como peças de cerâmica, urnas, pedras de moagem, moedas e uma pequena laje ardósia visigodo também foram encontrados. Os arqueólogos dizem que o lugar era o santuário, a julgar pelas piscinas de sacrifício no lugar.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Ebpn tenaqr, rkgrevbe qr pnfrgn qr cvrqen

Ynetr bhgqbbe ebpx fgbar ubhfr

Tenaqr nb ne yvier pnfn qr crqen ebpun

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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