La Fundación Palarq es una entidad privada y sin ánimo de lucro que se crea con la finalidad de apoyar las Misiones en Arqueología y Paleontología Humana Españolas en el extranjero, excluyendo Europa, dentro de una perspectiva que abarca desde la etapa paleontológica a las épocas prehistóricas y las históricas en interés monumental

Environmental conditions of early humans in Europe (Phys.org 08/09/21)

A recent study prepared in collaboration with researchers from the University of Helsinki and the Universities of Granada, Tarragona, Zaragoza, Barcelona, Salamanca, Madrid and Tübingen provides new information on the environmental context of earliest human occupation in Europe during the Pleistocene

Lunch Break Science #33 | Brenna Henn and Austin Reynolds

Lunch Break Science is a weekly online series featuring short lectures or interviews with Leakey Foundation scientists Lunch Break Science #33 | Brenna Henn and Austin Reynolds Meet geneticists Brenna Henn and Austin Reynolds and learn about human genetic diversity in Sub-Saharan Africa. Watch this new episode of Lunch Break Science live on Thursday, July August 19th at 11 am Pacific,…

A Neanderthal hunting camp in the center of the Iberian Peninsula (Phys.org 26/08/21)

Abel Moclán, a researcher at CENIEH, is the lead author of a paper published in the journal Quaternary Science Reviews which undertook a zooarchaeological and taphonomic study of the Neanderthal Navalmaíllo Rock Shelter site (Pinilla del Valle, Madrid), some 76,000 years old, whose results indicate that these Neanderthals mainly hunted large bovids and cervids

Ancient woman’s DNA provides first evidence for the origin of a mysterious lost culture: The Toaleans (Phys.org 26/08/21)

In 2015, archaeologists from the University of Hasanuddin in Makassar, on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, uncovered the skeleton of a woman buried in a limestone cave. Studies revealed the person from Leang Panninge, or “Bat Cave,” was 17 or 18 years old when she died some 7,200 years ago

The Dredge in the context of the first peninsular Neolithic communities

Milà i Fontanals – CSIC (IMF-CSIC, Barcelona);
Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya (MAC, Barcelona);
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB);
Museo Arqueològic Regional de Banyoles (MACB).

Description: The relevance of the project lies in the exceptional conservation conditions of the La Draga site and its relevance to the study of the neolitization process.