13/09/2019
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Open calls for two staff positions at the ICAC

There are two open calls for two staff positions at the ICAC. General services and administrative assistant of the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology, ICAC Senior Research Assistant of the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology, ICAC Both application deadlines end on September, 27. Check all the information at Working at the ICAC.
10/09/2019
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New call for the position of director of the ICAC

New announcement for the position of director of the ICAC: the call for the applications opened September, 10. The Board of Directors of the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology agreed, on June 27, 2019, to convene the position of director of the Institute, which has been covered with an acting position for the last months. Since […]
26/07/2019
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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 […]
26/07/2019
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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 […]
12/07/2019
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Archaeo-tracks: hiking through archaeological interest sites. An exemple of knowledge transfer

Do you know the archaeo-tracks? The ICAC and the Natural Park of the rivers Ter and Freser (Girona) lead this knowledge transfer action to place value on the historical and cultural heritage contained in the mountains of the Natural Park. We consider the design of the hiking routes through archaeological interest sites a good example of how research can contribute […]
4/07/2019
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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. […]
28/06/2019
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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 […]
7/06/2019
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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 […]
4/06/2019
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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 […]