CVAST Executive Director Herbert Maschner and Dr. Victor Manuel Lopez-Menchero Bendicho, an archaeologist associated with the University of Castilla-La Mancha, are collaborating to investigate the archaeological heritage of the La Mancha region of Spain.
This collaboration is creating a collection of 3D scan and photogrammetry data on fortifications, religious architecture, public spaces and bull rings, and other monuments critical to both global research and the heritage of the region.
A spectacular, one-of-a-kind Bronze Age site built to defend crops and natural resources
A crusader-period castle built in the battle against invading Moors
A crusader-period castle with a history ranging back to prehistoric times
A historic church with bull ring annex, used to control public festivities
A historic bullring, in use to this very today
The very same windmills that inspired Cervantes to write Don Quixote