The city of Barcelona is a territory inhabited since the Paleolithic age, and urbanized during the III A.D century by the Roman Empire of Augustus.
From the VI-V centuries B.C. Punic and Greek trade interacted widely and on a regular basis with the locals and craftsmen of Empordà and Ibiza, generating a constant flow of trade directly or through intermediaries by means of the sea, the river, and the land trade routes.
This exchange was characterized by the provision of prestige products, such as luxury tableware and manufactures of metal, among which are some products of iron for raw material and other objects, in a relationship which is evidenced in different necropolis and housing facilities on Iberian territory.
Various megalithic constructions found during the history in the Iberian Peninsula, and mainly in Catalonia, are well researched. Therefore when doing a historical introduction, we'll consider the sources that mention dolmens and menhirs that could be found in the city of Barcelona.
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Drawing of a dolmen that existed in the mountain of Montjuïc.