News from the Anthropological Observatory of the Islamic Necropolis of Tauste: The UPV/EHU resarch study and its impact on the media.
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Six hundred medieval Islamic tombs were discovered in Tauste after more than two months of excavations, the event received international media coverage.
Excavations during the road works on Obispo Conget Avenue in Tauste have uncovered more tombs of the Islamic necropolis that dates back to the 8th and 9th centuries
A documentary produced by El Patiaz about the construction of the Tower of Santa Maria was published on the top US website The Archaeology Channel.
The Islamic necropolis in Tauste is to take part in the study of the Institute of Evolutionary Biology genomic history on the Iberian Peninsula
Doctoral thesis being done by the geologist, Iranzu Laura Guede on diet and mobility in medieval times in the north of the Iberian Peninsula.
The reason behind the construction of this impressive building in the eleventh century has puzzled academics and ordinary people alike over centuries. Why there are epigraphic kufic texts in the decorative panels of this monumental tower ?
3D Studies carried out by Jaime Carbonel about methods of construction and building techniques of the Tower of Santa Maria in Tauste in the eleventh century.
The medieval Islamic necropolis in Tauste was present at the I Congress of Archaeology and Heritage in Aragon that took place in Zaragoza this week.
“Paleo diet meets paleopathology” international scientific forum
Tauste and the El Patiaz Cultural Association will be present at this congress
The El Patiaz Cultural Association presented the results of the research at the congress“Demography, paleopathology and social inequality” in Vitoria.
The El Patiaz Cultural Association presents its project at the conference “Demography, paleopathology and social inequality” in Vitoria.
Video of the excavation of the Islamic necropolis in Tauste will be seen on 25 cable television stations in 16 U.S. states.
This project proposes a three-line investigation -by independent studies of DNA, paleo diet and radio carbonic analysis to ratify the results that place the necropolis between the 8th and 11th centuries.