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Orientalizing cemetery of the Higuerones de Torrubia from Cástulo (Linares, Jaén, Spain)

The necropolis of Los Higuerones is located in the archeological site of Cástulo (Linares, Jaén). It is a necropolis of Orientalising tradition. Four tumular graves were found, with tumulus A standing out among them.

The base of tumulus A of Los Higuerones, excavated by prof. Sánchez Meseguer, consists of a small wall of two rows of stones, 0.4 m in height and 0.7 m in width, with no mortar. On t…