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At the end of August a new archaeological excavation began in the Visigoth city of Valencia “la Vella” (Riba-roja de Túria, Valencia)

Desde finales de agosto, se está llevando a cabo una nueva excavación arqueológica en la ciudad visigoda de Valencia la Vella (Riba-roja de Túria). The intervention is part of the research and dissemination project promoted, since 2016, by the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology and the City Council of Riba-roja de Túria (region of Camp de Túria, Valencia). The action is […]
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On-going archaeological works in Bac de Puigpedrós (Pyrenees) provides early signs of pre-Roman presence in the site

The new GIAP archaeological campaign in the Pyrenees has started with archaeological survey and trial excavation tasks in new archaeological sites registered at headwaters of the Duran river and in Coll de Mulleres (Meranges, Cerdanya). The research team wants thus to expand the number of known deposits and dated them, so they can work with more data on […]
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An automatic learning system allows you to locate archaeological sites in remote areas

An article published in the journal PNAS, with Hèctor A. Orengo, ICAC researcher and co-director of the GIAP Research Group, as the lead author presents a machine-learning data analysis from multisensor satellites. The study, which has uncovered more than a hundred new archaeological mounds in Pakistan’s Thar Desert, provides valuable information on the effects of […]
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URV, ICAC and Constanti City Council run a full project to heritage recovery in the Roman villa of Mas dels Frares

The Rovira i Virgili University (URV), the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology (ICAC) and the Constanti City Council signed a collaboration agreement to promote archaeological research in the rural archaeological site of Mas dels Frares (Constantí, Tarragona) and assess the heritage entity of this Roman villa of the old territory of Tarraco. This archaeological site is located […]

1st TIR-FOR Symposium sets its program with nearly thirty high-level communications

1st TIR-FOR Symposium. From territory studies to digital cartography The great possibilities offered by digital cartography have made it an essential tool for investigating and disseminating knowledge of the Roman world. Joining efforts exponentially increases the potential of results from research and it is increasingly evident that important achievements require international networks of researchers with common […]
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New archaeological fieldwork campaign at Coll del Moro site

Archaeological fieldwork started this week on the Coll del Moro archaeological site (Gandesa, Tarragona), a fortified Iberian settlement of about 3,350 meters from the ilercavones tribe, located in the municipality of Gandesa and part of the Iberian Route. In the 2020 campaign (from June 17 to July 10), there will be interventions in two areas of the archaeological site: in […]
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Call for postdoctoral researchers at the ICAC: now open!

We are pleased to announce that the call for two training contracts of postdoctoral researchers (code 017.69), is now open. On June 8, 2020, the call is been published in the Official Gazette of the Generalitat de Catalunya (DOGC). So, the deadline for applications goes from June 9, 2020, to June 30, 2020 (June 24, […]
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Archaeological summer course in the Roman city of Iesso (14th edition)

Next July 6, 2020, will start the XIV edition of the “Roman City of Iesso” archaeology course, in the Archaeological Park of Guissona (Guissona, Lleida). Not just for students! From July 6 to 17, students, graduates or people interested in the world of archaeology will be able to excavate part of the Roman city of […]
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ICAC will join the third edition of the European Researchers’ Night, next November

The project, applied along with other Catalan institutions within the Horizon 2020 call, has obtained this year the official recognition of the EU. ICAC (Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology) will be participating this year, the third edition of the event in Tarragona, in the European Researchers’ Night, that will be held on November, 27 under the […]
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ICAC closure extended until May, 10

Due to the Spanish Government agreement on the extension of the state of alarm until May 10 (RD 492/2020, April 24), the agreement of the Catalan Government (GOV/57/2020, April 12) and other regulations applicable, the ICAC extends the closure of its offices until May, 10.   ICAC’s coronavirus-related information Given the situation caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19), the […]