0482: Lanza, Torca de la (Spear Pot)
Seldesuto 30T 449846 4794173 (Datum: ETRS89. Accuracy code: G) Altitude 520m
Length 30m Depth 30m
Area position

Updated 6th December 1999; 16th September 2000; 27th October, 11th November 2001; 21st December 2008; 21st June 2013

   A 15m shaft with a small top. The pit has several ledges, one of which enters a large chamber via a 30m pitch. A tight meandering passage leads off.    An iron spearhead (25.5 x 3.2cm including 9cm for the shaft) was found on a ledge, 20m above the bottom of the shaft. Ruiz Cobo Jesús and Smith Peter et al, 2001 discusses the find and has two drawings. Illustrations are shown here.

References: anon., 1983b (logbook); anon., 1984 (logbook); Smith P, 1985; Muñoz E and Bermejo A, 1987; anon., 1999c (logbook); Smith Peter and Ruiz Cobo Jesús, 1999; Ruiz Cobo Jesús and Smith Peter et al, 2001 (drawing of spear head); Ruiz Cobo Jesús and Smith Peter, 2003 (drawing of spear head); anon., 2013c (Whit logbook)
Entrance pictures : yes
Underground picture(s): shaft from top  shaft base  shaft looking up
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