In this work we try to identify if there exist specific patterns in the orientation of Roman towns and military settlements across the Roman Empire, and whether...
PublicationAn archaeoastronomical approach to Roman urbanism: orientation of Roman settlement across the Empire.
PublicationAn archaeology of the sky in Gaul in the Augustan period
Ancient Gaul was transformed during the reign of Augustus (r. 31 BC–14 AD) through a major programme of city building. The new Roman cities were constructed...
PublicationAn evanescent Vision of the Sacred? The equinoctial Sun at the Iberian Sanctuary of Castellar
We present results of an archaeoastronomical study of the Iberian cave-sanctuary of La Cueva de la Lobera in Castellar (Jaén, Spain), whose foundation has been...
Animations made at the IAC between 2000 and 2007
PublicationArchaeoastronomical approach to the pre-Roman Iberian religion. First steps.
The author discusses possible astral and astronomical elements that could be related to the religious world of the pre-Roman Iberian culture. The widespread...
PublicationArchaeoastronomy and sacred places in Tenerife (Canary Islands).
For the last few years the authors have been investigating (with work still in progress) several archaeological sites of the indigenous culture of the island of...
PublicationArchaeoastronomy in Bronze Age Sites of La Mancha (Spain)
We present archaeoastronomical results of an interdisciplinary project to study Bronze Age sites of the socalled Cultura de las Motillas in the Spanish region...
PublicationAstral gods, tombs and sacred mountains: the case of mediterranean Africa.
NewsAstronomy and Landscape in the city of Caral, the oldest city in the Americas
A team of researchers, led by the Instituto de Ciencias del Patrimonio (Incipit-CSIC) and the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC), in collaboration with...