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Rock excavated storage structure (silos), 1.25 metres wide and 2.57 metres deep, found in 2015 archaeological campaign in the area known as El Jarafí, Lanteira (Granada - Spain). It was filled with various stratigraphic units.

Final archaeological plan of the Area 60000 at "pago del Jarafí(Lanteira, Granada). It is visible a big bell-shaped silos, excavated in the rock and abandoned around the XII century.

Final archaeological plan of the Area 30000 at "pago del Jarafí(Lanteira, Granada). In this area were registered three different elements in a sequence from the VII to the XII century: four silos (three of which still sealed), a part of a big house with three construction phases and an islamic cemetery with 22 graves.

Rock excavated structure used to hold a bid jar (tinajero in Spanish). Its dimensions are: 0.95 metres wide and 0.64 metres deep. It was filled with several stratigrafic units and has been excavated in 2014.


Partial view of 24 graves of a medieval necropolis excavated in 2014 in the area known as El Jarafí, an already documented medieval neighbourhood in Lanteira, Granada (Spain).

Three dimensional models

3D photogrammetry is one of the main methods used to record stratigraphy and structures during MEMOLA project archaeological excavations. Moreover, 3D recording, through social networks such as Sketchfab, allows us to easily present to the general public the excavations process and the results obtained.


3D model of an individual from the medieval necropolis with 22 tombs excavated in 2014 in the area known as El Jarafí, an already documented medieval neighbourhood in Lanteira, Granada (Spain).

The second archaeological excavation (August- September, 2015) at Lanteira - Pago de Jarafí - has provided interesting results regarding the data obtained the previous year. 

The excavation at the necropolis, and housing located at sondage 30.000, continued this year expanding from 13.6 meters to 18.70. Additionally, the located silos for grain storage have been fully documented. The continuation of the excavation resulted in the identification of two oven structures, one dedicated to ceramic and the other, possibly, for domestic use. 

During July and August 2015, the second archaeological excavation campaign took place at Pizzo Monaco (Custonacci, Trapani). This year we have excavated 7 new cells, together with the already excavated in the previous season, totaling 12. Although the stratigraphic analysis is very similar throughout the site, each cell has its peculiarities and commonalities. We can say that all of them were built at the same time since the walls show a single construction phase.

On January 16 last, inside a bar in the center of Calatafimi Segesta (Trapani), it was inaugurated the exhibition "Archaeology and teaching at the Bar." This is a temporary exhibition of some panels about technical survey carried out in 2015 on a water mill in the same territory.