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New findings in the Roman fort of Costa de la Serra (La Secuita, Tarragona)

El ICAC ha dirigido una breve campaña arqueológica en el yacimiento tardorepublicano de Costa de la Serra, del 15 al 19 de julio, con el objetivo concreto de delimitar el sector meridional del asentamiento. La intervención, que ha contado la financiación del Ayuntamiento de La Secuita (Tarragona), ha permitido evaluar el estado de conservación del lienzo […]
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The ICAC involved in an archaeometry study that reveals the origin of the marble used in the Portico of Glory of Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

The ICAC participates in a multidisciplinary and comprehensive study of the unique five marble elements used in the famous Portico of Glory, European medieval sculpture masterpiece made by Master Mateo between 1168 and 1188, and part of the Romanesque front of the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. The composition consists […]
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New archaeological works campaign at the settlement Coll del Moro (Gandesa, Tarragona)

New campaign of archaeological works at the archaeological site Coll del Moro, an Iberian fortified settlement of about 3.350 m from the Ilercavones tribe, located in the area of Gandesa (Tarragona). These archaeological works belongs to the research project UB-ICAC «Conformation, development and dissolution of Iberian culture in the lower course of the Ebro river (s. […]
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DO Catalonia and the ICAC will collaborate in a reserch project in the Roman villa Mas dels Frares

The Council of DO Catalonia and the ICAC signed a collaboration agreement that will make possible the investigation of the archaeological site of the Roman villa of  Mas dels Frares winery (Constantí, Tarragona). The project, led by the ICAC researcher Josep Maria Macias, includes experimental archaeological works based on a possible centre of wine exploitation from the Roman period. The research […]

The ICAC is working in an archaeological rescue campaign in Saqqara (Egypt)

The ICAC participates in an archaeological intervention in the site of Kom el-Khamaseen (Saqqara, Egypt), in relation to the research project Spanish-Egyptian Mission in South-West Saqqara. The Site of Kom el-Khamaseen and Surrounding Area, led by Dr Josep Cervelló Autuori, director and researcher at IEPOA, Institute of Studies of Ancient Near East (Autonomous University of Barcelona).   Josep Maria […]

Open registration for the summer course on archaeology in Valencia “la Vella”

Extended registration term for the IV Course on Cristian and Visigothic archaeology, organized by the ICAC and the city council of Riba-roja de Túria (Valencia). It will take place from July 29 to August 16 in the archaeological site of  Valencia “la Vella” (ancient Valencia). The course is specifically focused on Late Antique archaeology, its material culture […]
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New research project to locate and document the Gaià aqueduct, the largest one built by the Romans in Catalonia

The ICAC has signed a new collaboration agreement with the foundation Fundació Privada Mútua Catalana (FPMC) to carry out the archaeological research project Aqua Augusta. This project has the primary objective of locating and documenting, topographically and photographically, the longest Roman water construction that supplied the ancient city of Tarraco: the aqueduct of Gaià. 50 […]

New publication about the streets of the Conventus Tarraconensis

ICAC’s visiting postdoctoral researcher Núria Romaní has published the book Carrers i serveis viaris a les ciutats romanes del ‘conventus tarraconensis’ (segles II ac – VI dC) (in Catalan, with a summary chapter in English. Prologue in Italian). The book is the second volume in the Serie Studia Archaeologica of the collection Forma Conventus Tarraconensis, edited by Institut d’Estudis […]
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The IV Interdisciplinary Seminar on Epigraphy and Archaeometry brought together more than a dozen experts

Full assistance at the ICAC’s conference room last Friday, May 31, on the occasion of the IV Interdisciplinary Seminar on Epigraphy and Archaeometry, which also hosted a tribute to Rosa M. Mercado, a young archaeologist trained in the Master’s Degree in Classical Archeology (joined URV-UAB- ICAC). More than fifty people attended throughout the day to the […]
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New stage for a new Editorial Advisory Board at the ICAC

ICAC is leading a clear commitment to quality and rigour in its publications. This May 2019, a new composition of the Editorial Advisory Board has come into effect. This is an external body composed of eight renowned experts:   Juan Manuel Abascal University of Alicante (Spain) Susan E. Alcock University of Michigan – Ann Arbor […]