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Ibero-Roman city of Basti

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Cerro Cepero is a settlement on a amesetado almost 7 walled extension must hill, in the eighth century BC became an Iberian oppidum, by grouping Late Bronze villages of the region. This oppidum achieved great importance, witnessing this valuable necropolis, the massive quadrangular wall with bastions, which bypasses the hill, and the fact that people over a wide region received the adjective of bastetanos at the beginning of the Roman conquest in the third century BC The Roman conquest began a process of monumentalization city, which continued until the third century AD From that moment it enters a decline, which ended its abandonment in the eighth century AD, moving the place name to the current location of Baza, as Madina Bazta.