The Palarq Foundation is a privately owned, non-for-profit organization created with the purpose of financing Spanish Archaeological and Human Paleontology missions outside of Europe. The area of research comprises from the paleontology era to the prehistorical epochs and the historical-monument relevant eras in general.

PROJECTS GRANTED IN 2019 CALL

Project: “Looking for Pleistocene human occupations in the depression of the Kura – Arax rivers and in the Vorotan river basin” – South Caucasus

Institution: Fundación Atapuerca

Directors: Dra. Lena Asryan, Dr. Andreu Ollé Cañellas

Project: “Reformulation of Hominid dispersion models through comparative studies of the Achelense and Middle Paleolithic in India and Africa: Case studies at the Senrayanapalayam site near Attirampakkam” – India

Institution: Fundación Atapuerca

Directors: Prof. Mohamed Sahnouni, Prof. Shanti Pappu, Prof. Akhilesh Kumar

Project: “Origin, development and dispersion of Prehistoric Art in West Asia: Gobustan” – Azerbaijan

Institución: Fundación Atapuerca

Directores: Dr. Marcos García Diez

Project: “Archaeological Project of Tire” – Lebanon (4 campaigns)

Institution: Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Laboratori d’Arqueologia

Director: Dra. Mª Eugenia Aubet

Project: “Utica, the Phoenician-Punic city” – Tunisia (2 campaigns)

Institution: University of Almería

Director: Dr. José Luis López Castro

Project: “Spanish Archaeological Mission, Human Origins in the Olduvai Gorge” – Tanzania (4 campaigns)

Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Center d’Estudis del Patrimoni Arqueològic

Director: Dr. Rafael Mora Torcal

Project: “Tamanart Team” – Morocco (3 campaigns)

Institution: UNED

Director: Dr. Martí Mas Cornellà

Project: “Oxirrinco archaeological excavation (El-Bahnasa)” – Egypt (4 campaigns)

Institution: University of Barcelona

Directors: Dr. Ignasi-Xavier Adiego Lajara, Dr. Josep Padró i Parcerissa, Dr. Esther Pons Mellado, Dr. Maite Mascort

Project: “Archaeological research in Teotihuacán” – Mexico (3 campaigns)

Institution: University of Barcelona

Directors: Dr. Natalia Moragas Segura, Dr. Alessandra Pecci

Project: “Perceramic Neolithic Site A and B – Kharaysin” – Zarqa, Jordan (4 campaigns)

Institution: Milà y Fontanals Institution, CSIC – Barcelona

Director: Dr. Juan José Ibáñez

Project: “Termez en Bactriana” – Uzbekistan (3 campaigns)

Institution: University of Barcelona

Director: Dr. Josep Mª Gurt Esparraguera

Project: “Qubbet el-Hawa, Aswan” – Egypt (3 campaigns)

Institution: University of Jaén

Director: Dr. Alejandro Jiménez Serrano

Project: “CumoT: Geo-archaeological research in Tamaulipas Mortuary Caves” – Mexico (4 campaigns)

Institution: University of Córdoba

Director: Dr. José Antonio Caro Gómez

Project: “Gird Lashkir” – Erbil, Iraq (Iraqi Kurdistan) (4 campaigns)

Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Directors: Dr. Miquel Molist Montaña

Project: “Nahal Efe Project” – Israel (4 campaigns)

Institution: Milà y Fontanals Institution, CSIC – Barcelona

Directors: Dr. Ferran Borrell

Project: “Archaeological project in Somaliland” – Somalia (4 campaigns)

Institution: Institute of Heritage Sciences (INCIPIT), CSIC, Santiago de Compostela

Director: Dr. Alfredo González- Ruibal

Project: “Spanish Mission in Heracleópolis Magna (Ehnasya el-Medina)” – Beni Suef, Egypt (4 campaigns)

Institution: Cooperation and Protection of the International Artistic and Archaeological Historical Heritage (ACOPHIA) / National Archaeological Museum, Madrid

Director: Dr. Mª del Carmen Pérez-Die

Project: “Evolution of the human population during the quaternary in Eastern Morocco: Aïn Beni Mathar” – Guefaït (province of Jerada) – Morocco (4 campaigns)

Institution: Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social (IPHES)

Directors: Dr. Robert Sala i Ramos, Dr. Maria Gema Chacón Navarro

Project: “Djehuty” – Dr. Abu el-Naga, Luxor – Egypt (3 campaigns)

Institution: CSIC

Director: Dr. José Manuel Galán Allué

Project: “Archaeological project in Tell El Far-Ah” – Palestine (4 campaigns)

Institution: University of Coruña

Director: Dr. Juan Luis Montero Fenollós

Project: “SIKAIT project. Archaeological Research of the Eastern Desert ”- Egypt (3 campaigns)

Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Director: Dr. Joan Oller Guzmán

Project: Archeology of the sites of Bed I of Olduvai (Tanzania): FLK ZINJ, DS, PTK and AGS-AMK (3 campaigns)

Institution: IDEA, University of Alcalá, Regional Archaeological Museum of the Community of Madrid, Complutense University of Madrid

Directors: Dr. Manuel Domínguez-Rodrigo, Dr. Enrique Baquedano Pérez

Project: “Rock Art Research of the Río Loco Dep. De Ancash” – Peru (2 campaigns)

Institution: University of Alcalá

Director: Dr. Primitiva Bueno Ramírez

Project: “La Puntilla, Nasca, Ica” – Peru (3 campaigns)

Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Director: Dr. Pedro V. Castro-Martínez

Project: “Archaeological in Banahilk, Kurdistan” – Iraq (2 campaigns)

Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Director: Dr. Anna Gómez Bach

Project: “Hispanic-Egyptian Mission in Southwest Saqqara. Site of Kom El-Khamasin and surrounding area ”- Egypt (2 campaigns)

Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Director: Dr. Josep Cervelló Autuori

Project: “Art and creativity in the depths of the Sierra Mixe of Oaxaca” – Mexico (2 campaigns)

Institution: Universistat de Barcelona

Director: Dr. Leslie Zubieta

Project: “Documentation, space study and dissemination of the Rock Art of the San Francisco’s mountain range, South Baja California” – Mexico

Institution: University of Barcelona

Director: Dr. Margarita Díaz-Andreu

Project: “Alofi, Wallis et Futura, French Overseas Territory” – Central Pacific

Institution: University of Cantabria

Director: Dr. María Cruz Berrocal

Project: “Paleoanthropological Prospects in The Nature Reserve of Rio del Campo” – Equatorial Guinea

Institution: Natural Museum of Natural Sciences-CSIC

Director: Dr. Antonio Rosas González

Project: “Archeology of the great imperial domains. Archaeological interventions at the site of Henchir Hnich, place of discovery of the Hadriana lex de rudibus agris “- Tunisia

Institution: UNED

Director: Dr. Yolanda Peña Cervantes

Project: “Geo-EthnoArcheology and the use of space (GEA)”

Institution: Pompeu Fabra University

Director: Dr. Stefano Biagetti

Project: “Studies of the Pleistocene records of the Engel Ela-Ramud basin” – Eritrea

Institution: Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social (IPHES)

Director: Dr. Bienvenido Martínez-Navarro

Project: “Prehistoric art in Alto Limay and Nahuel Huapi. Approach to the symbolic behavior of the first settlers of northern Patagonia “- Argentina

Institution: University of Cantabria

Director: Dr. Pablo Arias Cabal

Project: “Autigasta and Huaycama. Archeology of indigenous peasant spaces and Spanish colonial ranches in the Catamarca Valley ”- Argentina

Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Director: Dr. Félix Retamero Serralvo

Project: “Carthage and its territory: from the Punic rst of Pagus Zeugei, economic landscapes and territorial organization” – Tunisia

Institution: University of Valencia

Director: Dr. Iván Fumadó Ortega

Project: “Documentation and conservation project in three Funeral Chambers in Luxor” – Egypt

Institution: CSIC

Director: Dr. Lucía Díaz-Iglesias Llanos

Project: “Collaboration in activities of general interest”

Institution: Spanish Geographic Society

Director: Javier Gómez-Navarro Navarrete

Project: “Variability in the behavior of Homo Erectus during the Lower Pleistocene in the Ethiopian Highlands in Melka Kunture” – Ethiopia

Institution: CENIEH

Director: Dr. Joaquín Panera Gallego

Project: “The Jesuit Pedro Páez, Letters from the Blue Nile”

Institution: Company of Jesus

Director: Wenceslao Soto Ortuñedo

Project: Lectures cycle: “Current archeological research in Spain II”

Institution: MAN (National Archaeological Museum) – Madrid

Director: Dr. Andrés Carretero