The pain in Spain

In 1897, just inland from Alicante, a young farm boy stumbled across a limestone bust jutting out of the turf. The 17-inch sculpture depicted a Bronze Age woman who, according to an archaeologist wag, sports the “best lips in antiquity”. The sculpture pointed to Spain’s melting-pot past, what with her “pure Iberian” broach, her Celtiberian … Read more