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Ca n’Oliver Iberian Settlement and Museum

Cerdanyola del Vallès

<p>Exterior of the Ca n&rsquo;Oliver Museum and Iberian Settlement</p>

Exterior of the Ca n’Oliver Museum and Iberian Settlement

The Ca n’Oliver Museum and Settlement constitute a key heritage site on which to discover the Iberian Laietani culture. Over five hundred objects are exhibited, found in archaeological excavations of the sites of Cerdanyola, mostly from Ca n’Oliver.

The Museum is divided into two floors: the ground floor accommodates  the storerooms, the library and the technical section,while the first floor contains two exhibition rooms. The visit to the permanent exhibition ‘Cerdanyola, land of the Iberians’ is a journey on which visitors may discover who the Iberians were, how they lived, how they organised themselves and why their culture disappeared.

Additionally, in the settlement, inhabited between the 4th and 1st centuries BC, over 6,000 square metres of recovered archaeological remains and three reconstructed buildings may be contemplated. A walk around the settlement opens a door into the past, to the evolution of this Iberian settlement and the everyday life of the Iberians who inhabited these lands.

SPACES

<p>Audiovisual and panels tracing the origins of Iberian culture</p>
At the edge of the world
At the edge of the world
<p>Stack of sacks showing the capacity of a silo</p>
A humanised landscape
A humanised landscape
<p>General view of the section&rsquo;s information panels</p>
Settlements, hamlets, isolated dwellings
Settlements, hamlets, isolated dwellings
<p>Panels, display cases and a statue that reflect the life of the Iberian aristocrats</p>
A complex society: the aristocracy
A complex society: the aristocracy
<p>Panels showing artisans, weavers, and a set of ceramics</p>
Commerce, artisans and peasants
Commerce, artisans and peasants
<p>Joint view of Iberian clothing and script</p>
Customs, beliefs and traditions
Customs, beliefs and traditions
<p>Examples of Iberian Romanisation</p>
The gestation of a disaster
The gestation of a disaster
<p>Descriptive panels of life on Ca n'Oliver hill after the Iberian era</p>
After the Iberians
After the Iberians
<p>Aerial view of the site and reconstructed buildings</p>
The site of the Ca n’Oliver Settlement
The site of the Ca n’Oliver Settlement

OBJECTS

<p>Earthenware jar found in a silo from the settlement on the site of the Autonomous University of Barcelona</p>
Earthenware jar
Earthenware jar
<p>Iron brooch found at the settlement on the Autonomous University of Barcelona site</p>
Iron brooch
Iron brooch
<p>Painted ancient Iberian jug</p>
Painted jug with a tied closed...
Painted jug with a tied closed lid
<p>Hoe found on the Ca n'Oliver site</p>
Hoe
Hoe
<p>A sheep&rsquo;s skull</p>
A sheep’s skull
A sheep’s skull
<p>Bear tooth handle</p>
Bear tooth handle
Bear tooth handle
<p>Large vessel was located at the bottom of the well at the Can Xercavins settlement.</p>
Large earthenware jar
Large earthenware jar
<p>Mortar found at the Ca n'Oliver site</p>
Mortar
Mortar
<p>Biconic cup characteristic of the Iberian Laietanian world</p>
Biconic cup
Biconic cup
<p>Lion Sculpture</p>
Lion Sculpture
Lion Sculpture
<p>Krater</p>
Krater
Krater
<p>Iberian sword sheath</p>
Sword sheath
Sword sheath
<p>Kalathos, a characteristic piece from the Iberian world</p>
Kalathos
Kalathos
<p>This fish dish forms part of the black varnished imported tableware found at Ca n'Oliver</p>
Fish dish
Fish dish
<p>Punic amphora from Ibiza</p>
Punic amphora from Ibiza
Punic amphora from Ibiza
<p>Earthenware jar and support</p>
Earthenware jar and support
Earthenware jar and support
<p>Toy kitchenware</p>
Toy kitchenware
Toy kitchenware
<p>Amphora</p>
Amphora
Amphora
<p>Bronze bracelet</p>
Bronze bracelet
Bronze bracelet
<p>Thymaterion found at the Ca n'Oliver site</p>
Thymaterion
Thymaterion
<p>Pot with inscription</p>
Pot with inscription
Pot with inscription
<p>Italian-style amphora</p>
Italian-style amphora
Italian-style amphora
<p>Detail of the denarius found at Ca n'Oliver</p>
Denarius
Denarius
<p>Tup&iacute; found at the Mallols site.</p>
Tupí
Tupí
<p>Pot from the early Middle Ages</p>
Cooking pot
Cooking pot
<p>Main gateway to the Ca n&rsquo;Oliver Settlement</p>
Gateway to the settlement
Gateway to the settlement
<p>Detail of the house roof from the full Iberian period</p>
Roof of a house from the full...
Roof of a house from the full Iberian period

INFORMATION

ADDRESS
FEES
TELEPHONE
WEBSITE
http://www.cerdanyola.cat/museucanoliver
OPENING TIMES
GETTING HERE
EMAIL
museucanoliver@cerdanyola.cat

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