Pegarinhos – 2016

January 20, 2017 Pegarinhos

The 2016 excavation season focused on the floor layers of the buildings uncovered in 2015, firstly in order to collect evidence for dating, and secondly to retrieve elements which would indicate the function of each space. Excavation of seven areas by hand revealed material (pottery and coins) belonging to two […]

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Pegarinhos – 2015

December 14, 2015 Pegarinhos

The 2015 excavations at Vale de Mir, in Pegarinhos (Portugal) provided a rich body of information about the two occupations on the site.     The first occupation, which was previously represented by a rectangular stone building associated with a large retaining wall, is now well documented. This structure is part […]

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Pegarinhos – 2014

September 20, 2014 Pegarinhos

In 2014 the third season of excavations took place at Vale de Mir-Pegarinhos (Portugal), as part of the four-year project directed by Pedro Pereira and Tony Silvino. The two previous fieldwork seasons had revealed an ensemble of Classical remains located on a hillside below the walls of an Iron Age […]

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