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JÁVEA Alicante, Spain.

About 5 km SE of Denia, sometimes arbitrarily identified with ancient Alonai. In the parish of La Lluca was found a treasure consisting of a diadem, a fibula, and chains, all of gold, and a silver bracelet (4th c. B.C.). From other spots have come amphorae, Punic coins, and Roman objects, notably a marble relief of a horseman preceded by a man wearing a toga and followed by a soldier with shield and spear (Aracil Collection, Javea). On Punta del Arenal the remains of a fishery have yielded architectural fragments and ceramic material.


A. García y Bellido, Hallazgos griegos en España (1936); G. Martin & M. Serres, “La factoria pesquera de Punta de l'Arenal y otros restos romanos de Jávea (Alicante),” Trab. Varios del SIP. 38 (1970).


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