The archaeological museum in Almuñécar is an essential place to visit at the tropical coast .
The visitor will get to know some fascinating remains of the historical past of Almuñécar like the
collection of numerous objects derived from the Necrópolis de “Puente de Noy y de Laurita” or
the pickling factory of the park “El Majuelo” . It shelters the most ancient written document you
are able to find on the peninsula .
The most important piece , from the archaeological point of view , is the plendid Egyptian tumbler
of the century XVII b.C. , carved in strengthened quartz and discovered in a house of Almuñécar .Numerous achaeologists think that this is the object that shows the most ancient type of inscription
of Spain .
Besides there was found a large quantity of funeral objects that reached from urns until jewels and
belonged to the funeral equipment . Also the Phoenician art is representated by sculptures and
adornment objects like diadems and rings .