The Palarq Foundation is a privately owned, non-for-profit organization created with the purpose of financing Spanish Archaeological and Human Paleontology missions outside of Europe. The area of research comprises from the paleontology era to the prehistorical epochs and the historical-monument relevant eras in general.

Projects approved in the call for analytics 2019/2020:

Project: “The megalithic necropolis of Panoria” – Granada

Institution: University of Granada

Director: Dr. Gonzalo Aranda Jiménez

Project: “Analysis of archaeological sediments (waste and carpology) in the Tostar de Baltarga site” – Bellver de la Cerdanya, Lleida

Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Director: Dr. Oriol Olesti Vila, Dr. Joan Oller Guzmán

Project: “Montvell flint quarries” – Lleida

Institution: Milà i Fontanals Institution, CSIC – Barcelona

Director: Dr. Xavier Terradas Batlle

Project: “Cave of Prado Vargas” – Burgos

Institution: University of Burgos, Human Evolution Museum, CENIEH

Directors: Dr. Marta Navazo Ruiz, Dr. Rodrigo Alonso Mayor, Dr. Alfonso Benito Calvo

Project: “Romaní de Capellades Coat” – Barcelona

Institution: Catalan Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution (IPHES)

Director: Dr. Josep Vallverdú i Poch

Project: “Pinilla del Valle Field” – Madrid

Institution: General Foundation of the University of Alcalá

Directors: Dr. Juan Luis Arsuaga and Dr. Enrique Baquedano

Project: “El Sidrón” – Asturias

Institution: Natural Museum of Natural Sciences- CSIC

Director: Dr. Antonio Rosas

Project: “El Serrat dels Espinyers” – Isona and Conca Dellà, Lleida

Institution: University of Barcelona

Director: Dr. Ignasi Garcés Estallo

Project: “The Camino de Santiago” – Álava and Cantabria

Institution: University of Coruña

Directors: Dr. Aurora Grandal d’Anglade, Dr. Patxi Pérez Ramallo

Project: “Maritime economics and haliotic activities in Baelo Claudia” – Cádiz

Institution: University of Cádiz

Director: Dr. Darío Bernal Casasola

Project: “Cinnabar Project” – Iberian Peninsula

Institution: UNED

Directors: Dr. Carmen Guiral Pelegrín, Dr. Mar Zarzalejos Prieto

Project: “Archeometric characterization of late-ancient ceramics and Islamic era of the Roman city of Pollentia” – Alcúdia, Mallorca

Institution: University of Barcelona

Director: Dr. Miguel Ángel Cau Ontiveros

Project: “Bastida, micromorphological analysis line” – Murcia

Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Directors: Dr. Vicente Lull Santiago, Dr. Rafael Micó Pérez

Project: “Cave of the Teixoneres” – Barcelona

Institution: Catalan Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution (IPHES)

Directors: Florent Rivals, Dr. Jordi Rosell

Project: “Cave of the Dehesilla” – Cádiz

Institution: University of Seville / UNED

Directors: Dr. Daniel García Rivero, Dr. Martí Mas Cornellà

Project: “Study of the old port areas of Empúries” – Girona

Institution: Museum of Archeology of Catalonia-Empúries

Director: Dr. Pere Castanyer Masoliver

Project: Roman-medieval site of Santa María de Abajo – Toledo

Institution: UNED / JCCM

Director: Dr. Virginia García-Entero

Project: “Population and ways of life during the Final Pleistocene and Holocene in the Eastern Pre-Pyrenees” – Eastern Pre-Pyrenees

Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Director: Dr. Rafael Mora Torcal

Project: “Transhumance in antiquity: study of livestock practices in the Eastern Pyrenees through Archeology” – Eastern Pyrenees

Institution: Institut Català d’Arqueologia Clàssica (ICAC)

Director: Dr. Lídia Colominas

Project: “Faunistic and paleoenvironmental context of the Quibas deposit in relation to the lower Pleistocene climate evolution and the first human settlement in Europe” – Murcia

Institution: Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social (IPHES)

Directors: Dr. Jordi Agustí, Dr. Pedro Piñero

Project: “Dilucidating the action of carnivores in the deposits of the Iberian lower Pleistocene of the Pontón de la Oliva (Madrid), and of Fuente Nueva III and Venta Micena 3 and 4 (Granada)

Institution: Complutense University of Madrid

Director: Dr. José Yravedra Sainz de los Terreros

Project: “Las Huesas archaeological site” – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Institution: The Canary Museum

Director: Dr. Teresa Delgado Darias

Project: “Archeopetrological characterization of the flint tooling of the pre-Magdalenian sites in the center of the Iberian Peninsula: Peña Cabra and Peña Capón” -Guadalajara

Institution: University of Barcelona and University of Alcalá

Directors: Dr. Javier Mangado Llach, Dr. Manuel Alcaraz Castaño

Project: “Site of the Mendralejos: Times and uses of the Peninsular Chalcolithic fossil enclosures” – Madrid

Institution: Institute of History, CSIC

Director: Dr. Pedro Díaz-del-Río

Project: “La Viña Shelter and Llonin Cave” – Asturias

Institution: University of Oviedo

Director: Dr. Marco de la Rasilla Vives

Project: “Chronology and molecular diagnosis of sex and kinship of children of the Miralba de la Ribera site” – León

Institution: University of Oviedo

Director: Dr. José Avelino Gutiérrez González

Project: “Goods exchanged and consumed in the formation of the Iberian culture. Analysis of contents in ceramic vessels in Mediterranean mountain landscapes during the 1st millennium BC” – Southeast Peninsular

Institution: CSIC

Director: Dr. Susana González Reyero

Project: “Analysis of the origin of lithic artifacts from Cueva de la Cocina” – Dos Aguas, València

Institution: University of Valencia

Directors: Dr. Oreto García Puchol, Dr. Agustín Pastor, Dr. Mirco Ramacciotti

Project: “Dating population transitions in Sopeña” – Asturias

Institution: Regional Archaeological Museum, University of Coruña

Directors: Dr. Ana C. Pinto Llona, Dr. Aurora Grandal d’Anglade

Project: “Dolmen de El Pendón” – Reinoso, Burgos

Institution: University of Valladolid

Director: Dr. Manuel A. Rojo Guerra

Project: “The Chronology of Prehistory in the NE Peninsula”

Institution: University of Barcelona, SERP

Director: Dr. Josep Mª Fullola i Pericot

Project: Palaeoenvironmental evolution and prehistoric settlement in the basins of the Francolí, Gaià, Siurana and Camp de Tarragona rivers – Tarragona

Institution: Catalan Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution (IPHES)

Director: Dr. Josep Maria Vergès Bosch

Project: “Prehistory and transhumance in the Alt Ripollès”

Institution: Catalan Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution (IPHES)

Directors: Dr. Carlos Tornero, Dr. Eudald Carbonell

Project: “Baelo Claudia Forum” – Cádiz

Institution: University of Seville, Casa de Velázquez, La Rochelle University, University of Lille

Directors: Dr. Oliva Rodríguez Gutiérrez, Dr. Laurent Brassous, Dr. Xavier Deru

Project: “Alén do bosque, bosques en la Edad de Bronce del Noroeste de Iberia”- Cantabria

Institution: University of Santiago de Compostela

Director: Dr. María Martín Seijo

Project: “La Draga”- Banyoles, Girona

Institution: Museu Arqueològic Comarcal de Banyoles, Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya,

Institució Milà i Fontanals-CSIC, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Director: Dr. Raquel Piqué

Project: “La Garma” – Cantabria

Institution: International Institute of Prehistoric Research of Cantabria (University of Cantabria-Government of Cantabria-Santander)

Director: Dr. Pablo Arias Cabal

Project: “Archaeological site of Guarrazar in Guadamur” – Toledo

Institution: Complutense University of Madrid

Directors: Dr. Rafael Fort González, Dr. Margarita San Andrés

Project: “Archaeometric characterization of the sets of materials of mineral origin in two contexts of recent Prehistory in the Northeast of the Peninsula” – Northeast of the Peninsula

Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Director: Dr. Miquel Molist Montaña

Project: “Wine production and consumption. A journey between chemistry and archaeology in the western Mediterranean” – Barcelona

Institution: University of Barcelona

Director: Dr. Alessandra Pecci

Project: “El Pendo Cave” – Cantabria  

Institution: International Institute for Prehistoric Research of Cantabria (IIIPC) – University of Cantabria

Director: Dr. Edgard Camarós

Project: “Punta Azul Oilfield” – El Hierro, Canary Islands

Institution: University of La Laguna

Directors: Dr. Alejandra C. Ordoñez, Dr. Rosa Fregel Lorenzo

Project: “Ideology, ritual and social practices in the Biniadrís cave of Baix”- Alaior, Menorca

Institution: University of Granada

Directors: Dr. Auxilio Moreno Onorato, Dr. Eva Alarcón García, Dr. Marta Díaz-Zorita Bonilla

Project: “Carrying out archaeozoological, biogeochemical and biomechanical analyses of Neolithic fauna remains” – Iberian Peninsula

Autonomous University of Barcelona

Director: Dr. Maria Saña Seguí

Project: “Archaeometric characterization of Dolia Romanas in the Northeast of Hispania Citerior-Tarraconensis- Northeast of the Peninsula

Institution: University of Barcelona

Director: Dr. Verònica Martínez Ferreras

Representación esquemática de tres dolia; imágenes de láminas delgadas de tres dolia al microscopio petrográfico (20 aumentos)

Project:” Minferri” – Juneda, Lleida

Institution: University of Lleida

Director: Dr. Natàlia Alonso Martínez

Project: “Scientific Study of Sumptuary Clothing in Perforated Beads at Tholos de Montelirio” – Seville

Institution: University of Seville

Director: Dr. Leonardo García Sanjuán

Project: “Recent Prehistory of the Vinalopó Valley and Bajo Segura through its ceramics”- Alacant

Institution: Universitat d’Alacant

Director: Dr. Miguel del Pino Curbelo

Project: “Severed heads in the Iberian Oppidum of Puig Castellar: Women, men and young victims of violence” – Barcelona  

Institution: Unitat d’Antropologia Biològica-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Museu Arqueològic de Catalunya-Barcelona (MAC)

Directors: Dr. M. Eulàlia Subirà, Dr. Carme Rovira Hortalà

Project: Genetics and diet of prehistoric communities in the massif of Garraf, North Barcelona

Institution: Milà i Fontanals Institution, CSIC – Barcelona

Director: Dr. Juan Francisco Gibaja Bao

Project: “Project of physical-chemical analysis of organic samples in the ceramics of the M4 of Guidoiro Areoso” – Pontevedra     

Institution: University of Santiago de Compostela

Directors: Dr. Pilar Prieto Martínez, Dr. Antonio Martínez Cortizas