MAIN ELEMENTS IN TAULA SANCTUARIES FROM MENORCA

MAIN ELEMENTS IN TAULA SANCTUARIES FROM MENORCA

Even though Menorcan Taula sanctuaries can present different variations in their components and organization, there are certain elements and characteristics which are constant in all of them. The first one is the building’s layout, which usually has a horseshoe shape. This means that the façade, where the main entrance is located, is rectilinear or slightly […]

EXPERIMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN SA CUDIA CREMADA (MENORCA)!

EXPERIMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN SA CUDIA CREMADA (MENORCA)!

We are very excited to announce that this year we include a new activity in our summer courses: workshops in EXPERIMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY! During two afternoons, students will be explained how Prehistoric Menorcans carried out different activities which were related to their everyday life, such as weaving, making flour and making and using the slingshot, just […]

2016 ARCHAEOLOGY LABORATORY COURSE!

2016 ARCHAEOLOGY LABORATORY COURSE!

Do you want to get more experience in post-excavation tasks, including processing and storage of materials, photography and drawing of finds and creation of 3D models?  Then…THIS IS THE COURSE FOR YOU!  2016 Seasons : 1)September 26th, 2016 to October 714th / 2) 31st October to 18th November. Sa Cudia Cremada Field School: Mediterranean Archaeology in Menorca […]

2016 FIELDWORK COURSE AND SESSIONS!

2016 FIELDWORK COURSE AND SESSIONS!

You can already sign up for our 2016 fieldwork course in Sa Cudia Cremada, Menorca! Do you want to dig in an  Iron Age sanctuary in the Mediterranean and explore the unique Archaeology of Menorca? After the great success of our 1st excavation campaign this year, Sa Cudia Cremada Field School has organized a total of […]

The talayots from Sa Cudia Cremada

The talayots from Sa Cudia Cremada

Talayots are massive tower-shaped buildings that can be found in talayotic settlements from both Mallorca and Menorca. Many of them are huge truncated cone-shape structures, although there are different typologies on the two islands. However, they all share the same characteristic, which is that of being composed of large stone blocks without any type of […]

MORE ON DEITIES WORSHIPPED BY THE TALAYOTIC SOCIETY

MORE ON DEITIES WORSHIPPED BY THE TALAYOTIC SOCIETY

On a previous post we talked about deities which were worshipped by the talayotics, such as a warlike deity known as Mars Balearicus (as several finds located in talayotic settlements indicate) and the famous case of the Egyptian statuette of god Imhotep.    Mars balearicus from Son Favar, Mallorca. On display in Museu de Mallorca. However, […]