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Foundation for Science and Technology launches the second edition of the “Vale do Côa International Research Awards”

Foundation for Science and Technology launches the second edition of the “Vale do Côa International Research Awards”

The "Vale do Côa International Research Awards" is an International Research Program on  Côa Valley, financed by the Foundation for Science and Technology (Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia – FCT), which aims to stimulate the production of scientific knowledge in the area of ​​influence of the Côa Valley Archaeological Park

June 30, 2020June 30, 2020
The last Neanderthals lived in the Côa Valley

The last Neanderthals lived in the Côa Valley

Few archeological themes arouse more curiosity and more debated among the scientific community than the extinction of the “Neanderthal Man” (Homo sapiens neanderthalensis) and his replacement by the Anatomically Modern Man (Homo sapiens sapiens).

June 20, 2020June 30, 2020
Important discoveries in the Côa Valley during the pandemics

Important discoveries in the Côa Valley during the pandemics

The archaeological team of the Côa Park Foundation has just published an article in Archéologia, the most important French magazine on archaeological news. The team announced the discovery of a new engraved panel, more than 6 meters long, containing more than 20 new Palaeolithic engravings, which was covered by archaeological layers. Meanwhile, archaeological works have...

April 30, 2020June 30, 2020
The Côa rock art visits Russia

The Côa rock art visits Russia

The exhibition “Petroglyphs of Lake Onega (Russia) and petroglyphs of the Côa Valley (Portugal): search for new forms of photographic documentation” was inaugurated on October 15 at Petrozavodsk State University, Republic of Karelia, Russia. This exhibition features 25 photos of the archaeologist of the Côa Park Foundation Mário Reis and the results of the July...

October 27, 2019November 29, 2019
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