2016 FIELDWORK SEASON REVIEW AT SA CUDIA CREMADA, MENORCA

2016 FIELDWORK SEASON REVIEW AT SA CUDIA CREMADA, MENORCA

In 2016 Sa Cudia Cremada Field School carried out its second excavation campaign, which took place in two sessions in August and September. Students from different countries, such as USA, Canada, Australia and Switzerland, attended our three-week courses, where they dug in Sa Cudia Cremada’s sanctuary (taula enclosure), which dates from the Late Talayotic period […]

END OF OUR CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN

END OF OUR CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN

Some months ago we launched a crowdfunding campaign to get extra funding that could help us making sure our Brand new Project could be feasible. The excavation of the Iron Age sanctuary at the site of Sa Cudia Cremada, Menorca, started last August and we are very happy to announce that it has been a […]

DIGGING WITH OUR SECOND GROUP OF STUDENTS!

DIGGING WITH OUR SECOND GROUP OF STUDENTS!

On the 31st of August a second group of students arrived to Menorca to join us: Mia, Anamaria, Joe, Lisa, Adam, Alex, Armen and Pere…a wonderful group of people coming from different parts of the world (Croatia, Romania, England, US, Canada and Mallorca!  First day with the group! The apse-shaped building, which is currently under […]

WORK IN PROGRESS AT SA CUDIA CREMADA

WORK IN PROGRESS AT SA CUDIA CREMADA

It’s amazing to see that our project is currently active and that we are digging in the amazing talayotic site of Sa Cudia Cremada! After a long time preparing everything we needed for both the research project and the field school, it is currently a pleasure to go to the site every morning, meet our […]

DAYS 5 & 6 – FIELDWORK AT SA CUDIA CREMADA!

DAYS 5 & 6 – FIELDWORK AT SA CUDIA CREMADA!

After a nice weekend, yesterday the team went back to the site to continue digging! We continued removing superficial layer (SU 1), which is covering the inside of the enclosure or apse-shaped building.  In the afternoon, we had a special guest! Archaeoastronomist Peter Hochsieder gave students a lecture on Archaeoastronomy and Taula enclosures! He explained […]

DAYS 3 & 4 – FIELDWORK AT SA CUDIA CREMADA!

DAYS 3 & 4 – FIELDWORK AT SA CUDIA CREMADA!

During the last 2 days we kept on digging up the surface layer which is covering the horse-shoe- shaped building at Sa Cudia Cremada! We continued locating more stone blocks that are forming part of a structure towards the Western side of the building, possibly a partition wall. Fieldwork at Sa Cudia Cremada On day […]

DAY 2 – FIELDWORK AT SA CUDIA CREMADA!

DAY 2 – FIELDWORK AT SA CUDIA CREMADA!

The crane came early in the morning to remove a large stone block before students started digging up the surface layer covering the interior of the building! The block was given an inventory number before it was removed.  Our first group of students started removing top soil and already located several materials, including pottery and glass […]