Archaeology

A Cabeciña. Día 5.

A Cabeciña non-stop!

Our team’s hard work is beginning to give results. The top layer of vegetation has been removed and we have reached level 2 in some areas of the dig. We have started using brushes in places where more delicate attention is needed. We have a growing number of photos ready […]

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Day (and Night) of Anthropology

Costa dos Castros is not only about archaeology. Anthropology, the discipline that studies humanity and culture, is also part of our project. Today our multidisciplinary team learnt all about the research Guadalupe Jiménez-Esquinas is carrying out with us throughout August, as part of a partnership of Costa dos Castros the […]

A Cabeciña. Día 2.

Down to business at A Cabeciña!

It’s all go, go, go on the second day of A Cabeciña dig! The sun, a refreshing breeze and the excitement of what is yet to come were ideal conditions for a day’s work. But before we start with our mattocks and shovels we must lay out our trench. For […]

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Back to A Cabeciña hill fort!

There are so many mysteries yet to be resolved at A Cabeciña hill fort. This August fifteen people from Spain, UK, Portugal and Canada will be working on site to learn more about this Bronze and Iron Age settlement on the south coast of Galicia. Earlier on this year a team of […]