ONE OF THE TOP ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES OF 2015

ONE OF THE TOP ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES OF 2015

2015 was a great year for archaeologists around the world (the location of a mysterious ancient grave in Greece, Richard III’s final resting place, 5000-year-old footprints in Denmark…among many others).  Mediterranean archaeology is alive and may projects show this, since in many corners of this sea and in most of its islands archaeological research is […]

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 […]

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, […]