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Mueso Arqueológico de Benetússer (Benetússer)

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In the town of Benetúser, Valencia, we can find the Archaeological Museum of Benetúser, that is, a municipal institution installed in an old rice mill, the "Molí de Favara". In this museum we can see the permanent exhibition called "Arrels de Fang" which shows a selection of materials that have appeared during archaeological interventions carried out in the municipality.

During the archaeological excavations carried out in 1987 in the Plaza Cardenal Benlloch or the village church, Islamic ceramic remains dating from around the 10th-11th century were found. The material assemblages were of great complexity and of variable functions, either culinary, earthenware, lamps, or of a recreational nature, within the historical context of an Andalusian house. This ceramic assemblage was of great importance both for its quality and its state of preservation. Of particular note is a series decorated in green and manganese, with a predominance of geometric plant motifs, consisting of large trays, small bowls and other vessels for liquids. There are also undecorated jars, which do not belong to the typological and stylistic variety of 13th-century Andalusian-rooted ceramics.

In 2014, when a house in Doctor Perpiñá Street was demolished, the remains of a wine workshop from the 16th or 17th century were discovered, in which a vessel in the shape of a top hat was found intact next to a small wine press, which was used to collect the surplus must when decanting the liquid from the trullo.

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