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 […]

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 […]

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, […]