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

La Cueva del Mirón (Ramales de la Victoria, Cantabria): life forms and human responses to climate change in the Tardiglaciar of the Spanish Cantabrian Region

International Institute of Prehistoric Research of Cantabria (IIIPC) (Universidad de Cantabria, Government of Cantabria,
The Mirón Cave (Ramales de la Victoria, Cantabria).

Description: The Cueva del Mirón has become a reference site for many different investigations, and its materials have served and are serving to develop different lines of pioneering research at each moment on stable isotopes.

From hunter-gatherers to farmers and ranchers in the Central and Southern Levant (Syria, Lebanon and Jordan)

Milà i Fontanals. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas.
Kharaysin, Zarqa Province, Jordan.
Central and Southern Levant (Syria, Lebanon and Jordan.

Description: The Kharaysin site has great potential for the historical reconstruction of the ways of life in the origins of the farming and livestock communities in the Middle East, from where the new ways of life were transmitted to Europe and Asia.

The mountain of time. Exploration of a Palaeolithic camp in La Garma

International Institute of Prehistoric Research of Cantabria (IIIPC) (Universidad de Cantabria-Government of Cantabria-Santander).
Cueva de la Garma, Cantabria.

Descripción: With the discovery in 1995 of the archaeological complex of La Garma, the Lower Gallery, a unique site in the world, together with one of the widest and most complete cultural sequences in Europe.

Research, conservation and enhancement of the Roman villa of Salar (Granada)

Universidad de Granada-Salar City Council.
Roman Villa of Salar, Granada.

Descripción: The Roman villa of Salar is currently one of the most important recent findings from the Roman period in the whole of the Iberian Peninsula. The good conservation of its structures, and the spectacular nature of the same (highlighting, among all, its polychrome mosaic figures) place it among the best Roman villas in all of Hispania, and comparable to any of those that flooded the entire Roman Empire.

Origins of agriculture and livestock in the Middle East: Mobility, Food and Population in Syria (Tell Halula-Chagar Bazaar) and in Iraqi Kurdistan (Lashkir-Banahilk)

Department of Prehistory. Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
Iraqi Kurdistan (Lashkir-Banahilk).

Descripción: The current project constitutes the continuation of a research work with a tradition of more than 30 years of excavation and archaeological study of Neolithic sites in the Near East.

Djehuty Project: 20 years of archaeological excavations in Luxor, Egypt

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas – Institute of Languages and Cultures of the Mediterranean and the Middle East
Dr Abu el-Naga Hill, Luxor, Egypt.

Description: The main objective of the Djehuty Project is the excavation, restoration, scientific publication and dissemination of a group of funerary monuments and burials, on the hill of Dra Abu el-Naga, at the northern end of the necropolis of the ancient city of Thebes, today Luxor.

La Draga 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.

Pollentia (Alcúdia, Mallorca): Multidisciplinary research, conservation and diffusion in an insular Roman city

Universitat de Barcelona, Archaeological and Archaeometric Research Team of the Universitat de Barcelona (ERAAUB), Institute of Archaeology of the Universitat de Barcelona (IAUB); Catalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA); Universidad de La Laguna; Roman City of Pol-lèntia Consortium.
Location: Pollentia (Alcúdia, Mallorca)

Description: The importance of Pollentia lies in the fact that it is the maximum exponent of the Roman culture in the Balearic Islands and one of the most important cities in Hispania, with the particularity of being also a city located in a strategic place in some islands that were crucial in the commercial routes of the western Mediterranean.

Paleobiology and Evolution of the Neanderthals of El Sidrón

CSIC- Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas.
Location: Cave of El Sidrón, located in the council of Piloña, Asturias.

Description: The research carried out with the El Sidron fossils has effectively contributed to the change in the image of Neanderthals in today’s society. From being seen as a primitive and inferior species to ours, today we perceive the Neanderthals as a human species.

Almoloya-Bastida Project: discovering a Bronze Age civilization (Archaeology)

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Faculty of Philosophy and Arts. Department of Prehistory.
Location: La Bastida (Totana, Murcia).

Description: The object of study of the project is the society or “culture” of El Argar. The culture of the Argar has a protagonist role in the knowledge of the recent Prehistory in Spain, and is considered one of the most relevant cultures of the Bronze Age in Europe.