Casa Montero, the oldest flint mining in the Western Mediterranean

  Within the framework of “Current Archaeological Research in Spain“, organised by the National Archaeological Museum in collaboration with the Palarq Foundation. It will be held on Tuesday 22 October at 18h in the MAN and attendance is free and free of charge Casa Montero and the oldest flint mining in the Western Mediterranean is the…

La Blanca, Mayan city exceptional for its palatial constructions

La Blanca Project, fifteen years of exploration in the Mayan cities of the Mopán Valley (Petén, Guatemala). La Blanca, an exceptional Mayan city due to its palatial constructions, has the widest vault ever documented in the entire Mayan area. Located near Petén, cradle of the Mayan civilization City abandoned in the famous “collapse” of classical…

Anillo con signaculum Tossal Baltarga

Did Hannibal and his troops pass through the Pyrenees?

A very important site for understanding the processes of iberization and romanization of the Eastern Pyrenees Largest batch of ceramic material ever recovered in the Eastern Pyrenees Findings of jars, loom weights, animal skeletons, and Roman military elements Hannibal and his troops through the Pyrenees, a historical episode of first magnitude, today still very poorly…

Remains of 27 Iberian-Roman equids in Lleida

New studies have been started focusing on the diet of the 27 equids intentionally deposited in the Ibero-Roman silos of the Serrat dels Espinyers, next to the old Aeso Aeso, now Isona, was the most northwestern Roman city in Catalonia The presence of mules suggests the Roman military establishment as hybrid equids are more characteristic…

Tell el-Far’a, archaeological investigations in the biblical lands

Recent work has brought news on Assyrian domination in the region and about Iron Age in the eastern Levant In October 5 , the Tell el-Far’a project team will head to Palestine for the third excavation campaign Tell el-Far’a, archaeological research in Biblical lands Aerial view of the excavation area. Photo: José G. Gómez Tell…

Conference: BONES, HORN AND IVORY, MARGINAL CRAFTS?

“Current Archaeological Research in Spain”, conferences organized by the National Archaeological Museum in collaboration with the Palarq Foundation. Next Tuesday October 8 at 18h in National Archaeological Museum of Madrid, the attendance is free Bone, horn and ivory: marginal crafts? is the talk given by Lucía Soria Combadiera (UCLM), Consuelo Mata Parreño (UV) and Marta…

Panoría, a key megalithic necropolis for the knowledge of the societies from the past

Palarq Foundation supports the project: Chronology and temporality of funerary practices of megalithic societies: the necropolis of Panoría (Darro, Granada) Megalithism as a form of identity expression Megalithic landscapes are sacred places where human societies for thousands of years found the perfect place for interaction and encounter with the powers of the supernatural The Iberian…