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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…

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…

Award Ceremony of the National Award for Archaeology and Palaeontology

It is endowed with €80,000 and is the first private initiative in this field Madrid, 26 November 2018 – The National Archaeological Museum of Spain has hosted the award ceremony for the first edition of the Palarq Foundation’s National Award for Archaeology and Paleontology to the project ‘Building Tartesos’, which sheds new light on the…

Building Tartesos is the winning project of the Palarq Foundation Award endowed with 80,000 euros

The research is carried out by the team led by Dr. Sebastián Celestino Pérez, archaeologist of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Institute of Archaeology (CSIC-Junta de Extremadura) According to Antonio Gallardo Ballart, president of the Palarq Foundation: “The winning project illuminates the myth of Tartesos by translating it into reality and bringing…

Palarq Foundation announces the First National Award for Archaeology and Paleontology 2018

Papers can be submitted from September 10 to October 20 Madrid, September 7, 2018 – Palarq Foundation, a private, non-profit organization created to support Spanish Archaeological Missions abroad, excluding Europe, has announced the first edition of the National Award for Archaeology and Paleontology bearing its name and endowed with €80,000. Entries may be submitted from…