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The University of Alicante participates in the new atlas of the cities that flourished in the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa during the 3rd to 8th centuries

ATLAS will draw cities marked by the transformation and continuity of social elites, different from the blurred vision that prevails today

Orihuela will begin the archaeological excavation in Los Saladares

The works in this Bronze Age enclave will be supervised by Alberto J. Lorrio, Professor of Prehistory at the University of Alicante.

Molón de Camporrobles. Chapter 2:the iberian village

Reports about the archaeological site El Molón in the RTVE program "The adventure of knowledge"


- Chapter 1: the walls

Conference "El oppidum de Bailo-La Silla del Papa. Hábitat y necrópolis en la orilla norte del estrecho de Gibraltar"

Pierre Moret (Université de Toulouse) and Fernando Prados (Universidad de Alicante)

National Archaeological Museum  2th march 2021  6 pm

UA Permanent Interdepartmental Seminar

- Mediterranean: dialogues between East and West

 - February 12th, February 26th and March 12th

Casa de Velazquez. Call for a position of contractual researcher (Post-doctoral)

- Atlas Project of late-ancient cities in the southern Iberian Peninsula and North Africa (III-VIII centuries)

- Apply until 15th february

The importance of a garbage dump from twelve centuries ago

Interview with Carolina Doménch and Sonia Gutiérrez about 'The site of things: The High Middle Ages in context and the importance of Material Culture"

Guardamar finds a rustic Roman villa in the excavations of Torre del Descargador

The site covers a wide area of remains scattered throughout the coastal dune complex with a wide sequence of occupation that dates back to Roman times and reaches the Islamic period.

International Project Genitalia & Co

Raimon Graells, Ramón y Cajal Research Professor of the Prehistory Area contributes to this project that analyzes representations of genital organs in the ancient Mediterranean

Link to the article

Valencian government authorizes Orihuela to begin excavations at Saladares archaeological site.

The Department of Culture highlights the "scientific relevance" of the place to obtain data from the Late Bronze Age and the Easternizing Period of the peninsula. Works will be coordinated by the University of Alicante and will be directed by Alberto J. Lorrio, professor of Prehistory

The enigma of the wall

UA archaeologists have been excavating and investigating the defensive structure located in the area where the Dama de Elche was found for four years in order to clarify how the bust appeared.

The British Academy funds a research project on Bronze Age metal workshops in Cabezo Redondo

The project is led by the UA researchers, Mauro Hernández, Virginia Barciela and Gabriel García Atiénzar, of the Prehistory Area of this Department.

A georadar will search for archaeological remains at Los Saladares archaeological site in Orihuela

The archaeological excavations will be supervised by the UA and will be directed by the Professor of Prehistory Alberto J. Lorrio.

Work begins prior to the excavation of Los Saladares archaeological site

Research work will be led by Professor of Prehistory at the University of Alicante Alberto Lorrio.


  • Address:

Department of Prehistory, Archaeology, Ancient History, Greek Philology and Latin Philology.
Faculty of Philosophy and Letters II
University of Alicante
E-03080  Alicante. Spain

Telephone: + 34 96 590 3663
Fax: + 34 96 590 3823

(Location in the Campus)

Department of Prehistory, Archaeology, Ancient History, Greek and Latin

Universidad de Alicante
Carretera de San Vicente del Raspeig s/n
03690 San Vicente del Raspeig
Alicante (Spain)

Tel: (+34) 96 590 3663

Fax: (+34) 96 590 3823

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