Tag: mountain archaeology

Archaeological survey in a high-mountain environment: livestock settlements, land-use and landscape dynamics

GIAP (ICAC) PhD candidate Arnau Carbonell-Puigventós travelled to Madrid the past days to attend the XIV Ancient Archaeology Doctoral Workshop, organised by the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI) and the École des hautes études hispaniques et ibériques (Casa de Velázquez). The workshop was a series of presentations on topics related to climate change, palaeoenvironment and archaeology, where the…
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The highest Roman site discovered so far in Catalonia: GIAP plans new archaeological works at Coll de Molleres

ICAC’s archaeological surveys in the area (carried out since 2018) raised the possibility of a military settlement at an altitude of 2,500 m. Meranges City Council and the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology (ICAC) have reached an agreement to reactivate this summer the archaeological works at Coll de Molleres site (Cerdanya), the highest Roman site discovered so…
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Bringing heritage education and mediation to the Pyrenees: ArqueoPirenaia, a new FECYT knowledge transfer project

The 2022 FECYT call for knowledge transfer projects has awarded a grant to a proposal by GIAP (ICAC), to boost the high mountain cultural landscape in the Núria Valley (Eastern Pyrenees). Featured: general view of the Font Negra archaeological site. Photo: ICAC. The project ‘ArqueoPirenaia. Social transfer, didactics and mediation of heritage in a high…
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Engaging the public with hiking and archaeology in the 3rd “Archaeoroutes” series

Last Sunday, an incredible weather joined us in the 3rd ‘Archaeoroute’ of the series, where we were able to enjoy a guided visit by Josep Maria Palet highlighting the areas of archaeological interest around la Coma del Clot (Catalonia). It has been more than 10 years since we started our archaeological work in the natural park of the Ter and…
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