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Mausoleum of La Capuchina

Diputación de Málaga

Mausoleum of La Capuchina

This burial monument dates back to the mid-2nd century CE. It would have had a crypt for burials and an upper floor that was where the religious services were held. The local stone was used in the construction and red-coloured brick mortar.

This monument is situated some 7 km from the town. It is a burial monument with a crypt for burials and an upper floor that was where the religious services were held. Red-coloured brick mortar and local stones were used for the construction. Glazed pottery remains of objects like pots, plates, jugs and jars have been discovered at different sites in the area.

A reconstruction carried out by Don Rafael Puertas shows “La Capuchina” as a house-like building with a stepped decorative element similar to the podiums of many Roman temples at the base of the walls. It is known that the mausoleums from this period belonged to different architectural schools and were either built like towers, temples or houses.

Monuments and Art > Mausoleum and Pantheon
Sierra de la Camorra, Zip Code 29532