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26 April 2019

The Bolomor research team receives the honor of 2019 from UGT-País Valenciano

The research team of the Cova del Bolomor received yesterday, April 25, 2019, the honor of UGT-Valencian Country in collective category for the 30 years of excavation, dissemination and investigation of the Valencian deposit. The award of honor in individual category was given to Dr. Santiago Grisolía, one of the...
23 August 2018

The 30th fieldwork season in Bolomor Cave begins

The 30th fieldwork season in Bolomor Cave begins, with a duration of one month and in which more than 40 researchers, including doctors, graduates and students, from different universities and national and international research centers will participate. The excavations at the site have been systematically developed since 1989 as part...
18 June 2018

Excursión Post-Congreso IBERFAULT2018

El pasado 15 de junio tuvo lugar una visita a la Cova del Bolomor. Formaba parte de la excursión post-congreso de IBERFAUL2018. Los investigadores, geólogos, estuvieron muy interesados en conocer el yacimiento. Los responsables de la visita fueron Josep Fernández y Policarp Garay
13 June 2018

IBERFAULT-2018 EXCURSIÓN POST-CONGRESO (AEQUA)

IBERFAULT-2018 EXCURSIÓN POST-CONGRESO (AEQUA) GEOLOGÍA DE LOS TERREMOTOS DE ESTUBENY (1748 AD) Y TAVERNES DE LA VALLDIGNA (1368 AD): EFECTOS GEOLÓGICOS Y SU RELACIÓN CON EL FRENTE DE DEFORMACIÓN BÉTICO. Earthquake Geology of the Estubeny (AD 1748) AND Tavernes de la Valldigna (AD 1396) seismic events: Geological effects and its...
30 January 2018

The Arqueomania TV program of La2 takes us this Saturday, February 3 to Bolomor

On Saturday, February 3, at 13:30, Manuel Pimentel and his Arqueomania team visit Bolomor Cave, a very important place for the study of the Neanderthal populations ways of life, to talk about the importance of fire in the camps of the human groups that populated Europe between 400,000 and 100,000...
28 January 2018

Discovered in Israel the jaw of older Homo sapiens outside of Africa

A jaw attributed to Homo sapiens found in Misliya (Israel), dated in about 160,000 years, the oldest remain of our species outside the African continent. http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/01/ancient-jawbone-suggests-our-species-left-africa-40000-years-earlier-expected
21 August 2017

The 29th fieldwork season in Bolomor Cave begins

The 29th fieldwork season in Bolomor Cave begins, with a duration of one month and in which more than 40 researchers, including doctors, graduates and students, from different universities and national and international research centers will participate. The excavations at the site have been systematically developed since 1989 as part...
05 November 2016

PhD presented by Laura Hortelano

On November 4, was presented the PhD “Ánalisis funcional de utillaje sobre caliza del nivel XII (MIS 6) de la Cova del Bolomor” by Laura Hortelano, That result in an excellent grade. The work has been directed by Valentín Villaverde, Paula Jardón and Josep Fernández.    
27 October 2016

Upper Palaeolithic human groups hunted lions to use their skins

The study of a set of nine phalanxes of cave lion (Panthera spelaea) with cut marks, found at the site of La Garma (Omoño, Cantabria), shows that human groups in the Upper Paleolithic hunted lions to use their skins. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0163591
01 August 2016

The 28th excavation season at Bolomor Cave starts today

  The 28th excavation season at Bolomor Cave starts today with a length of two months and more than 70 people involved, including researchers, graduates and students from several national and international universities and research centers. Fieldworks at Bolomor Cave are being systematically developed since 1989 as part of the...
31 July 2016

Fires at Neumark-Nord 2 (Germany) (OIS5e)

Fires at Neumark-Nord 2, Germany: An analysis of fire proxies from a Last Interglacial Middle Palaeolithic basin site http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00934690.2016.1208518
25 June 2016

Ruth Blasco, wild carnivores are an important key for interpret the past

Ruth Blasco, Bolomor Cave research team and CENIEH’s zooarchaeologist a taphonomist, leads a new experimental line with wild animals in the Catalan Pyrenees, which aim is simulate scenarios to model and characterize the actions of large and small carnivores, and extrapolate results obtained to European Pleistocene archaeological sites. http://www.cenieh.es/es/sala-de-prensa/noticias/actualidad/los-carnivoros-salvajes-son-una-pieza-clave-para-interpretar-el-p
18 June 2016

A night in a Neanderthal camp site

  During the months of July and August visits to Bolomor Cave will be complemented with a night activity, which recreates a Neanderthal camp site as it was 235,000 years ago. This activity will combine ornamental elements, archaeological replicas, sound, image and theatrical production to tell the story of a...
14 June 2016

New data about Homo naledi chronology

The evolutionary relationships and age of Homo naledi: An assessment using dated Bayesian phylogenetic methods http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0047248416300100
10 June 2016

Estrenamos página web

  Cova del Bolomor estrena su nueva página web. En ella puedes consultar los contenidos con los que ya contaba su antecesora, pero actualizados con las últimas novedades. Además hemos incluido nuevas secciones y funcionalidades. Esperamos que os guste.
09 June 2016

Homo floresiensis

Nuevos datos sobre la antigüedad y contexto de los fósiles de homínidos más antiguos conocidos de Flores http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v534/n7606/full/nature17663.html
19 May 2016

Nutcracker Man

Nutcracker Man https://nutcrackerman.com/2016/05/19/dmanisi-challenging-our-understanding-of-early-human-expansion/
13 May 2016

Homo naledi

The impact of a date for understanding the importance of Homo naledi http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0035919X.2016.1178186?journalCode=ttrs20
01 March 2012

Necrológica. Museu Valencià d’Història Natural

El Museu Valencia d’Historia Natural desaparece, una institución dedicada a la pedagogia y la investigación de las Ciencias de la Tierra sucumbe bajo la etiqueta que se denomina crisis. Un presupuesto de unos pocos miles de euros es la barrera entre el ser o no ser de un espacio educativo...
25 February 2012

Crisis neandertal previa a su extinción

Problemática sobre la extinción de los neandertales en Europa que postula un agotamiento de la especie alrededor de los 50 ky. Es decir, que los neandertales europeos estuvieron a punto de la extinción antes de la llegada de los humanos modernos y que por tanto, su extinción no estaria vinculada...
15 December 2011

Tesis doctoral

Lectura a cargo de Ruth Blasco en la Universitat Roviri i Virgili (Tarragona). Titulo: ” La amplitud de la dieta cárnica en el Pleistoceno medio peninsular: una aproximación a partir de la Cova del Bolomor (Tavernes de la Valldigna, Valencia) y del subnivel TD10-1 de Gran Dolina (Sierra de Atapuerca,...
10 December 2011

Hallazgo arqueológico

Descubren lecho vegetal de 77.000 años en Sudáfrica. http://www.levante-emv.com/sociedad/2011/12/10/descubren-colchones-77000-anos-antiguedad-repelente-insectos/863692.html http://www.levante-emv.com/sociedad/2011/12/10/descubren-colchones-77000-anos-antiguedad-repelente-insectos/863692.html
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