Bone identification help – Solved!

Photo 1: Cave bear hyoid

Sin título-2

Photo 2: First or second upper incisor of a young cave bear

Ursus teeth?


What do the pottery, dental calculus and stable isotopes have in common in archaeological research?

Last Friday 15th May, the University of Cantabria-IIIPC held the I STAR conference “Scientific Techniques in Archaeological Research” in collaboration with the Cantabria Campus International Several researchers from national and international research institutions presented their results about the application of the most update archaeological methodologies.


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Communication in the 57th Annual Hugo Obermaier Society Meeting

Jeanne Marie Geiling presented an oral communication in the 57th Annual Hugo Obermaier Society Meeting held in Heidenheim (Alemania) between 7-11 April. The communication was titled “Distinguising drop zones: fauna and lithic perspective on Lower Magdalenian activity areas in el Miron Cave, Cantabria, Spain” and also co-authored by L. Fontes, A.B. Marín-Arroyo, M. Glez-Morales and L. Straus.



Presentation of the preliminary isotopic results in UKAS meeting

The first isotopic results from the northern Iberian sites dated during the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition have been presented in the UK Archaeological Sciences Conference 2015 held in Durham, Uk  last week. The communication titled “Using δ13C and δ15N analysis to explore the palaeoenvironmental conditions leading to the extinction of the Neanderthals in the Cantabrian Region, northern Spain” was presented by Jennifer Jones and co-authored also by Ana B. Marín-Arroyo, Michael Richards and Hazel Reade.