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LOGROTIN intends to resume and complete the archaeo-mining and metallurgical studies initiated in the nineties of the 20th Century in the Cerro San Cristobal of Logrosán (Cáceres, Spain), punctually extended in 2013, in a campaign in which also the historical remains located in the Eastern part were valorized. The general objectives considered are the following: 1) widening the knowledge of the extractive exploitation of cassiterite -tin oxide-during the Tartessian period (Late Bronze Age-Orientalizing) at this site and its historical contextualization within the framework of the Atlantic-Mediterranean networks; and 2) enhancing the significance and heritage value of this site, geosite of the Villuercas-Ibores-Jara Geopark since 2011, which has been distinguished as World Heritage by UNESCO in 2015.

These objectives are subdivided into a series of specific objectives articulated in three main action lines: A) Archaeo-mining and Tartessian metallurgy in Logrosán; B) Recovery and integration of the documentation related to the research led by Dr. C. Merideth between 2000 and 2002, currently in the Institute of Archaeology, UCL, University of London; and C) disseminating the scientific, social and heritage related information under the Villuercas-Ibores-Jara Geopark and Minas de Logrosán Project (City Hall of Logrosán).