Celtiberia soriana
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Abandonment and recovery

Numancia has gone through many decades of neglect, but never stopped to exalt numantina resistance and heroic end, ie the symbolic apparatus, through the use of the iconography of his ceramics, reflected in posters announcing parties and events, decoration Shops and other identity referents, but relegated its archaeological reality of their situation and difficult to understand. This mismatch, inevitable, between myth and reality has been a constant in numantina historiography. 

The new reality of decentralized Spain and the transfer of competencies to the Junta de Castilla y Leon, and the growing interest in the archaeological, channeled through cultural tourism, led to the necessary environment for improvement and actions in Numancia. 

From 1985 he conducted cleaning campaigns for conservation studies, which were not continued, however, in 1989-1990, through an agreement between Junta de Castilla y Leon, Diputacion de Soria and INEM, addressed a rehabilitation plan, preparing an itinerary for the visit with explanatory panels and installation at the gatehouse of a permanent exhibition on the history of the city and the publication of a new field guide, published by the Association of Friends Numantino Museum.