The Iberian culture arose of the contact of the autochthonous population situated in the peninsular Mediterranean coast with the Phoenician and Greek civilisations. The populated that know in Petrer belonged to the territory of the Contestania, dated in the ancient Iberian period and full (s. I VI–IV to. C.) And devoted to the agriculture and the cattle raising. The Chorrillo was the one of main dimensions, located beside the river Vinalopó. There it found to beginnings of the 20th century the sculpture of a prostrate bull, nowadays missing. Another singular piece recovered of this culture is the exvoto of bronze that informs us of the Iberian religiousness.


Exempt (Exvoto)
An anthropomorphic bronze figure made in a round bundle using a mould. It represents a man standing, wearing a short tunic. The head could be covered by a cap covering the hair or toned. The arms are conserved to the height of the elbows and the right foot is inclined to the interior.

Iberian period (4th century – 2nd century BC)
Dimensions: Length: 1.5 cm; Width: 3.3 cm;Height: 8,3 cm.