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ALMENARA DE ADAJA Valladolid, Spain.

In the vicinity are the remains of a large Roman villa, now in course of excavation, with cubicula built about a rectangular enclosure. Of the 1500 m thus far uncovered, 400 were adorned with mosaics, implying a luxurious dwelling based on important agricultural activity. The mosaics are geometric and floral, and no furnishings have survived. The villa was abandoned before the 5th c. invasions.


G. Nieto, “La Villa Romana de Almenara de Adaja (Valladolid),” Boletin Seminario de Arte y Arqueologia (Universidad de Valladolid) 9 (1942-43) 197ffPI.


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