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The Neanderthal site of Abric Romaní brings more than 12,000 remains of fauna and stone tools dated at over 60,000 years ago

The team that has worked since August 8th has discovered more than thirty hearths  On wednesday, August 30th, the 35th field work campaign in this site will finalise

Residential camps from around 9,000 years B.P. and new Neolithic human occupation evidences, have been found in Villena

This has been confirmed by fieldwork conducted at Arenal de la Virgen and Casa Corona archaeological sites.

Increases the interest of archaeobotany as a tool for the understanding of past societies and their environmental setting

As a consequence IPHES has organized a seminar for exchanging knowledge among students and researchers  Through a combination of theoretical sessions and practical activities to acknowledge in situ some of the Tarragona coastal landscapes  

Edited an international publication on the analyses of fuel from the Paleolithic to the roman period

This publication confirms that since the firsts steps of humanity bio-fuels had an outstanding roll, specially wood. 

IPHES, participates in the 10 years commemorative exhibition of the European Research Council

Their contribution was that of the PALEODEM project, of reconstruction of the populations of between 15,000 and 8,000 years ago a period of great climatic and environmental transformations

The challenge of reassembling archaeological remains to understand life in Prehistory

From around the world, Tarragona is bringing together experts in reassembly, in a workshop that will take place from 9 to 11 May at URV’s Campus Catalunya

The rabbit, a very valued animal by hominids that lived at Molí del Salt site, near Tarragona, between 8,000 and 15,000 years ago

Their capture could have had other purposes beyond their food benefits, such the skin’s acquisition for different uses

IPHES has been present at the 86th Congress of American Association of Physical Anthropologists celebrated in New Orleans

Marina Lozano, researcher at this centre,presented two posters about the dental wear observed in fossil hominids This congress is one of the world specialists meeting places about Physical Anthropology and Human Evolution. 

An international congress brings together in Tarragona the best prehistorians about Africa

This is the 3rd Meeting of African Prehistory that will be held in the auditorium of the “Paraninfo Rectorado” of the Universitat Rovira i Virgili on 28 and 29 March

Atapuerca site was the scene of the oldest case of bison communal hunting

A 400,000-year-old site in northern Spain provides evidence of ancient bison kill Cooperating the hominids were organized and drive the animals to Gran Dolina cave site, place where the bison were trapped, slaughtered and butchered

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