News

More than 5.000 new archaeological remains of over 14.000 years found in Molí del Salt site

Most of them lithic artifacts and faunal remains from different species. New evidences of mobile art, shell beads and several stones covered with red pigment have been also found

Why did Neanderthals use the teeth as a third hand?

A discussion between experts would find the cause It is demonstrated that they used them as a tool more frequently than any Homo sapiens

30 IPHES and URV members are working these days at the excavations of Atapuerca

70 people will participate in the Atapuerca excavation during the first 15 days and in July the team will increase until approximately 200 members

Research groups

Human Palaeoecology in the Plio-Plistocene
Subsistence, technology and Human Evolution
Prehistoric Socioecology  and cultural changes
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