Researchers have described the first “articulated” remains of a Neanderthal to be discovered in a decade.
Galicia preserves several late and early medieval churches (10th to 5th centuries) which in recent years have been systematically studied to try to obtain an absolute dating of their oldest phases (Sánchez-Pardo and Blanco Rotea, 2014). Thus, the building materials of Santa Comba de Bande (Bande), Santa Eulalia de Bóveda (Lugo), the basilica of La…
On 10 February 2020, the Foundation opened a call for projects for research teams working in archaeology or human palaeontology outside Europe
Founded in 2016 as a non-profit organization, the Palarq Foundation is a private entity whose main purpose is to support and encourage Spanish archaeology and human palaeontology. This institution finances 48 Spanish projects of this type abroad (except Europe) and another 54 in Spain. On 10 February 2020, the Foundation opened a call for projects…
In the autonomous region of Catalonia, Spain, archaeologists have uncovered a treasure trove of prehistoric rock art that is around 15,000 years old
In many ways, the last surviving Neanderthals are a mystery. But four caves in Gibraltar have given an unprecedented insight into what their lives might have been like.
At the site of Els Trocs in the Spanish Pyrenees, rivalling groups of either migrating early farmers or farmers and indigenous hunter-gatherers collided violently around 5300 BCE.
This 7,000-year-old well is the oldest wooden structure ever discovered, archaeologists say (CNN 02/04/20)
(CNN): Archaeologists have discovered a 7,000-year-old Neolithic well in eastern Europe, which they believe is the oldest wooden structure in the world.
The Prado Vargas site is located in the Merindad de Sotoscueva, forming part of Ojo Guareña, one of the most spectacular karst complexes in Europe, where this cavity called Prado Vargas opens. It is a fossilized emergence that closes a steeply sloping meadow that slides down to the Trema River. A place where its valleys,…
A new genetic analysis reveals that modern Africans have some Neandertal DNA too ( Science News 01/31/20)
Africans today possess more Neandertal ancestry than previously thought, a new analysis shows, though still not as much as most people outside of Africa.
We reveal another in our new study of the Neanderthals who lived in Chagyrskaya Cave in southern Siberia around 54,000 years ago.
This project’s main objective is the study of the different port areas related to the various population centres established in Empúries between the 6th century BC, when the Foceian commercial Emporium was created, and the 7th and 8th centuries AD, a time of profound transformation that marks the passage to the medieval period. Knowledge of…