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The largest Roman camp in the Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula may have been found in Melgaço - C2TN's research highlighted in the social media

Melgaço 2020The C2TN's researchers Ana Luísa Rodrigues, Maria Isabel Dias and Dulce Russo, collaborate in a project that investigates the Roman military presence in the Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. The work is part of the Finisterrae project financed by the European Commission through an individual Marie Skłodowska-Curie scholarship and the Multiannual Archeology Research Project "Brutus - Landscapes of conflict and interaction between the Roman army and indigenous communities in Northern Portugal (2020-2022)", both led by João Fonte (University of Exeter), member of the research collective romanarmy.eu. The excavation for this project took place in the Municipality of Melgaço between the 7th and 18th of September, and the C2TN team members have contributed by performing the absolute dating of the samples by luminescence.


More information can be found in the following sources:
Complete news at Porto Canal
Full article at the Municipality of Melgaço's website
Romanarmy.eu Facebook
Municipality of Melgaço Facebook