Field Projects

Cova de Valdavara

Cova de Valdavara and Valdavara 3

The Cova de Valdavara and Valdavara 3 are situated in the karst located on the right bank of the river Naron (known in this area as Cruzul), one of the tributaries of the left bank of the river Navi

Cova Eirós

Cova Eirós

The Cova Eirós site is located in Cancelo (Triacastela, Lugo). The cave entrance is on the NNW slope of Monte Penedo in Serra do Ouribio, 780 metres asl.

Guadix-Baza: Orce project

The Guadix – Baza project is devoted to the archaeology of the first human settlement in Western Europe, the palaeontology and the palaeoecology of that region since the Late Pliocene.

Gran Dolina - TD10

La Sierra de Atapuerca

Sierra de Atapuerca is a midaltitude karst range (roughly 1080 m above sea level) located ~15 km from the city of Burgos (north-central Spain). Sierra de Atapuerca and its prehistoric occupations are one of Europe’s most important sources of ancient human fossils. They were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000.
Khorramabad Valley

Khorramabad Valley

The Khorramabad Valley (western Iran) constitutes one of the most important passageways for both humans and animals to cross the Zagros mountain range. These geological formations contain a large number of caves and rock-shelters, as well as rich raw material sources which played a significant role in having access to knapable materials and eventually gave advantage for hominins to occupy the area.
Vallone Inferno

Vallone Inferno

The Vallone Inferno rock-shelter is an archaeological site located in Scillato, in the Madonie mountain range, Sicily. Excavation and archaeological and palaeoenvironmental research was initiated in 2008 by an international team by the Università di Palermo and the IPHES/URV and has yielded extensive sequence from the Neolithic to the mediaeval period.

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