Calatrava La Vieja

La Mancha, Spain

Calatrava la Vieja was an Islamic fortification and town, and became the original home of the Christian Order of Calatrava. It was occupied between AD 725 and AD 1217.

This site is contributing to our research in the archaeology of fortification, water control systems, ecclesiastical architecture and other topics.

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Calatrava la Vieja by CVAST on Sketchfab


This animation shows a rendering of point clouds that CVAST created by scanning Calatrava la Vieja using terrestrial laser scanners.

Scanning an ancient watermill

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