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Archaeology at Sheffield facing closure

Two days ago, we heard some very disturbing news about the possible closure of the Department of Archaeology at Sheffield. Yesterday we started receiving messages through all types of private and social media platforms from all sectors of or related to our discipline. Here we want to share our support and invite you to join […]
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The Catalan Institute of Classical Archeology edits the posthumous work of Rosa María Mercado Guirado

The Catalan Institute of Classical Archeology edits the posthumous work of Rosa María Mercado Guirado This new ICAC 2021 publication, Análisis arqueométrico de elementos numismáticos argénteos en el nordeste peninsular, studies composition and origin of the silver used to mint Greek coins and other objects found in the archaeological sites of Mas Castellar, Puig de Sant […]
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Archaeological summer course in the Roman city of Iesso (15th edition)

Next July 5, 2021, will start the XV edition of the “Roman City of Iesso” archaeology course, in the Archaeological Park of Guissona (Guissona, Lleida). Not just for students! From July 5 to 16, students, graduates, or people interested in the world of archaeology will be able to excavate part of the Roman city of Iesso, […]
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GIAP goes to India: a new project investigates the origins of the Indus Civilisation

The Kachchh Archaeological Project: trade, pastoralism and the origins of the Indus Civilisation (2021-2023) is an ongoing GIAP collaboration with the University of Kerala (India) and the Institución Milà i Fontanals – CSIC (Spain). It also includes researchers from the University of La Laguna (Tenerife), as well as from Albion College and the Rochester Institute of Technology, both in the […]
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Possible Roman oven related to the construction of the Francolí Roman aqueduct (Tarragona)

Within the framework of the project on Roman aqueducts of Tarraco, researchers took samples to date the Roman oven with archaeomagnetism analyses. One of the findings of the archaeological survey at Francolí aqueduct (which began last February) was the discovery of a lime oven very close to the Fonollosa stream (in the municipality of Vallmoll, […]
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An event to know and discuss transversal study techniques of Ancient Architecture in Archaeology

We are pleased to invite you to the International Seminar “Methods and Techniques for the Study of Ancient Architecture in Archaeology”. The ICAC research team on Protohistoric Archaeology, led by ICREA researcher Maria Carme Belarte, is organizing an international seminar on the study of Ancient Architecture in Archaeology, on May 4th. The purpose of the seminar is to show […]
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Next May 3th, a new archaeological campaign will begin in Llívia (Cerdanya)

Archaeological works will continue in Roman Forum Iulia Libica and, this year, there will be archaeological surveys in the upper area of Puig del Castell. El día 3 de mayo se iniciará una nueva campaña de excavaciones en Llívia (Cerdanya), en el fórum y territorio de la ciudad de Iulia Libica, en el marco del […]
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Condolences on the death of prof. Simon Keay

The ICAC joins the condolences on the death of Prof. Simon Keay, our colleague, and ICAC Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) member. Simon was linked to the Roman archaeology of Hispania since the 80s as a result of the surveys in the Ager Tarraconensis that he directed and that marked a whole generation of archaeologists in […]
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We welcome two postdoctoral researchers, beneficiaries of the ICAC CIP20 call

Oriane Bourgeon y Elena Duce se han incorporado este 2021 en el ICAC como investigadoras postdoctorales beneficiarias de la última convocatoria postdoctoral del ICAC (CIP20), que prevé la contratación de dos investigadores/as R2 en formación, por un período de dos años y bajo la coordinación de un/a investigador/a R3 o R4 del Instituto. Esta es […]
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Available in open access a catalog of heritage elements related to the integral water cycle

We publish in open access (available for online consultation and download) the recent publication Catàleg dels elements patrimonials relacionats amb el cicle integral de l’aigua, a 2021 co-edition with EMATSA (public Tarragona corporation for water provision). The publication displays a compilation of data on the different historical elements linked to the collection and delivery of water […]