Ontur is a township of the province Albacete in Spain, located about 73 kilometers from the capital of the province, Albacete. In the year 2005 it has about 2,421 inhabitants. This township is famous because of its legendary Roman dolls.
Ivory dolls belonging to Roman girls were found in a child's grave in the necropolis of the "Ontur's Eras." Four ivory dolls and an amber doll were found. The discovery was exceptional for the large numbers of examples found and the unusual amber doll. It is estimated that their owner played with them in the 3rd or 4th century AD. The dolls can be seen in Albacete's Archaeological Museum.
This article has been translated from the Wikipedia's article about Ontur, written in Spanish Language. Located in es:Ontur.
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