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Excavation of Ancient Fortification Reveals Shocking Discoveries

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– The Museu Arqueologìc d’Ibiza i Formentara will present the book ‘Can Blai. Una fortificaciòn tardoantigua de Ebusus (Formentera, Baleares) tonight at the Museu Monografic Puig des Molins.
– The book was written by ex-director of the museum Jordi Fernandez and Ricardo Gonzalez Villaescusa, a professor of Archaeology at the University of Paris-Nanterre.
– The research for the book was conducted from 1979 to 2016 and it is the second volume in a series published by MAEF.
– Can Blai is considered a unique monument in the Mediterranean and dates back to the late Roman period, between the 3rd and 4th centuries.
– The ‘castellum’ was a defensive construction used at the time to control the people of Formentera and the borders of Ebusus to prevent enemy incursions.

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