Age of iron

Vigo: Age of iron

The flagship stage Galician archeology is definitely being the hallmark of this chronological period, that settlements are built in high places, with a good view of their surroundings, having in its vicinity, good farmland , since this company is mostly castreña agricultural and most peculiar feature is the fortification of them with a complex system of ditches, parapets and walls of large proportions (so-called 'forts').

As their material culture, this is certainly very rich and varied, this company produces a lot of products, such as ceramics, bronzes (brooches, kettles, hair pins,.), Jewelry (earrings, torques), sculpture ( words, etc.).

The Municipal Museum Quiñones de León de Vigo in a room retains a broad representation of the material culture of some of the 27 forts of Vigo county, of which are represented in various showcases pieces Cies Islands, Navia, Beirán, Coruxo, Comesaña, Vigo, Toralla Island, besides other areas near our city such as the forts of Priegue, Chandebrito and Panxón in Nigrán, Xian in Gondomar, the highchair and Fozara of Ponteareas, and Head of Franks in Tui, Entenza in Salceda of Caselas and Taboexa in As Neves.In these fields there is a lot of ceramics with various shapes, sizes and decorations, can highlight the cabinets dedicated to the island of Toralla and Fozara.

Besides the already mentioned ceramics, there is a speaker in which ornaments are on display and personal use such as, bracelets, brooches, glass paste beads, pendants etc., From the island of Toralla, Cies, Entenza, Portas and Vigo. Also in this same exhibitor can see a large part dedicated to the working tools you would use these people, so we have a mortar Zamans a amarradoiro Trona, Fozara casting mold, mills, loom weights, fusayolas, straighteners, grinders , etc.