La Motilla del Azuer

La Mancha, Spain

The Motilla del Azuer is a Bronze Age fortified farming community in La Mancha, Spain. Motillas are organized around deep wells, and are fortified to protect access to water.

The site is contributing to our research on fortifications, warfare, and water control systems.

View from our blimp

3D models

La Motilla del Azuer by CVAST on Sketchfab


Animation of a meshed 3D model created with photogrammetry
(photos from our DJI Phantom 4 drone)

Scanning the Motilla with terrestrial laster scanners

Setting up scanners and spheres
View into the Bronze Age well
Scanning storage silos

Preliminary results

Elevation model of the well

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