As you may have already heard, Archaeology is a science that studies the human past by analyzing bones, rocks, charcoal, ceramics, or shells (among others) that are in archaeological sites. These archaeological sites are very important, because they were the home of past human communities, where we find the remains… Read More »A day in the lab.
Excavations at Gruta da Companheira finished last week, but that doesn’t mean the work stops. Due to its location, all the excavated sediment from within the cave is placed in bags and taken to the laboratory to be processed. It is up to us, here at the ICArEHB laboratory, to… Read More »I excavated 5L of sediment – what now?
The world has been upside down since the beginning of 2020, finding itself torn between a vaccination (that allows us to dream of the much-desired “end” of this pandemic) and new waves, strains and restrictions imposed by the evolution of COVID-19. As in all areas of society, Archeology and archaeological… Read More »Welcome to the 2021 archaeological season of ICArEHB!