Andrea Martins

Andrea Martins
Uniarq - Centro de Arqueologia · Arqueologia

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PhD in Archaeology

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Education
September 2009 - September 2014
Universidade do Algarve
Field of study
  • Archaeology
September 2005 - July 2006
University of Lisbon
Field of study
  • Geoarcheology
September 1999 - July 2001
Universidade NOVA de Lisboa
Field of study
  • Archaeology

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Publications (45)
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In 2016, the Association of Portuguese Archaeologists (AAP) and UNIARQ – FLUL started a research project “Vila Nova de São Pedro, again in the 3rd millennium – VNSP3000”, for the Chalcolithic settlement of Vila Nova de São Pedro (Azambuja, Portugal), with the aim of valorizing, through scientific knowledge, an archaeological site with a great promi...
Technical Report
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Report of all the activities of research project VNSP 3000 carried out in 2017: - fieldwork campaign - scientific research (public presentations and papers) - public archaeology - social media impact
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The reflection that is presented here seeks to discuss the roles and social functions that the archaeological heritage plays or does not play in Portugal within the framework of the complex relationships that are established between archaeological sites and contemporary societies, using as a case study the Chalcolithic settlement of Vila Nova de S....
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The SW of Portuguese territory has been marked, in the last 20 years, by the great public enterprise of the Alqueva dam and its irrigation channels construction. This enterprise allowed the identification of numerous sites with rock art of several chronologies, from the Paleolithic to modern age, significantly increasing the number of occurrences o...
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In 2009, the archaeological surveys developed in the Praça do Comércio (Lisbon) (SIMTEJO) uncovered a number of different archaeological realities that allow us to better understand this urban space evolution. One of the most significant archaeological remains identified was a post-earthquake (1755) landfill, exclusively filled with Chinese porcela...
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This paper presents the first results of the research project “Vila Nova de São Pedro, again in the 3rd millennium», which seeks, in different ways, the construction of a new narrative for the Vila Nova de São Pedro archaeological site, and putting it in the scientific discussion about the Chalcolithic’s social landscapes, from the review of the fi...
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In 2016, the Association of Portuguese Archaeologists submitted a research project for the Chalcolithic settle-ment of Vila Nova de São Pedro (Azambuja, Portugal), with the aim of value, through scientific knowledge, an archaeological site with a great prominence in the historiographic development of the Portuguese archaeology.The purpose of this pa...
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The current volume of issue 3 of Techné results from the contributions to the 4th ASP Conference of advanced research students in Prehistoric Art, held in Mação in 2016, with the organisation of the Museum of Prehistoric Art of Mação and the support of ITM (Land and Memory Institute) and CGEO (Geosciences Centre of Coimbra University). The volume i...
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In 2009, the archaeological work developed in the Praça do Comércio (Lisbon, Portugal) (SIMTEJO/ CRIVARQUE) allowed to observe a number of archaeological realities that will help to characterize the coast line of this part of Lisbon city and understand the evolution of this urban space, political and social center of Portugal since the 16th century...
Poster
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A new research project on Vila Nova de São Pedro (Azambuja, Portugal) developed by Associação dos Arqueólogos Portugueses, in 2014, started with a review of all the bibliography published related to the site, using new data to understand the results of old archaeological excavations. The descriptions and graphic information produced throughout the...
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In the last decades, archaeological research around the Neolithic societies has, following a global trend of Western Science, used the analytical tools of the hard sciences as a major tool to analyze social phenomena. The increase of the Laboratory’s role in archaeological explanation, a predictable out coming of Processual Archaeology, however sho...
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Lapa dos Louções is located in Serra de São Mamede, near the village of Esperança, in Arron-ches. Despite being known since the 60s, the iconographic repertoire remains practically unknown, without a systematic study of the existing schematic motifs. These integrate the painted schematic rock art cycle of the Iberian Peninsula, being part of the gr...
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This paper explores the processes involved in the production of prehistoric paintings using inorganic pigmentation. The focus for discussion involves a number of rock-shelter sites that contain rock art within the western part of the Iberian Peninsula, with particular reference to the sites that contain Schematic rock art. A direct date cannot be o...
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Abrigo do Ribeiro das Casas is a schematic painted rock art shelter located in the banks of a stream, tributary of the Coa River. It shows a small iconographic scene, expressed in two panels where the schematic motifs were painted: one zoomorph and two anthropomorphs. Through the analysis of the technical, morphological and stylistic parameters, an...
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Entre Janeiro e Setembro de 2009, no âmbito da Empreitada de Construção do Sistema de Intercepção e Câmara de Válvulas de Maré do Terreiro do Paço, a cargo da SIMTEJO, foram identificados vestígios arqueológicos que permitem recuar a vivência, do espaço da actual Praça do Comércio, até meados do século XVII. Durante a escavação de uma das caixas, a...
Thesis
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The main objective of this dissertation is an attempt at understanding the conceptual mechanisms which drove human groups to mark certain places by means of schematic rock art during Neolithic and Chalcolithic times. Several clusters of painted rockshelters from the central region of the Portuguese territory were studied: Abrigo do Ribeiro das Casa...
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A importância das matérias-primas para a produção de pigmentos na arte rupestre está testemunhada, por exemplo, pela presença de minas de ocre documentadas na Pré-História (p. ex. LAROCCA 2008). O estudo das matérias-primas na arqueologia é necessariamente interdisciplinar, envolvendo as componentes físicas dos materiais e as componentes culturais...
Book
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The book chapters corresponds to proceedings of the 1st Congress of the Association of the Portuguese Archaeologists. The 1222 pages reflects the main work that tooked place, in the last years, in the portuguese archaeological sites, covering several issues, diferent cronological phases (from Paleolithic to the Contemporany períod) and other temati...
Presentation
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In the framework of the project of EDIA, S.A. in Alfundão, several archaeological emergency excavations were conducted along the valley of Ribeira de Alfundão (Ferreira do Alentejo, Portugal), enabling to identify occu-pations characterized by clusters of negative structures (pits and “ditches”), chronologically framed between the last quarter of t...
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Um dos aspetos mais interessantes nos variados estudos dos pigmentos utilizados para a realização de pinturas rupestres é a selecção e manipulação das matérias-primas. Para estes estudos têm que ser considerados os aspetos geológicos, relacionados com a disponibilidade de matérias-primas; os aspetos culturais, resultantes das diferentes tradições a...
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RESUMO: A arte rupestre é o estudo dos padrões de antropização da paisagem e pode ser um importante contributo para uma aproximação ao universo sócio-cultural das comuni-dades pré-históricas. A arte esquemática pintada é parte do ciclo artístico pós-Paleolítico e uma das suas características é o tipo de técnica de execução. Um conjunto de diferente...
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The project "Minimization of Impacts on Cultural Heritage by the Implementing the Irrigation Block of Alfundão" developed by Edia SA and executed by CRIVARQUE Ltd., allowed the identification of a significant number of human occupations chronologically framed between the last quarter of the 4th millennium and the mid-3rd millennium BCE. Along the v...
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Rock art studies in the Portuguese territory have followed the development of Archaeological science. Different approaches were used, from the late XIXth century and throughout the XXth, and the current situation could be seen as a stage-of-growth. Nevertheless, the lack of research centers still forces Archaeologists to work individually, on the s...
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Results of archaeological excavations carried out in 2009 at Praça do Comércio (Lisbon, Portugal) during construction of the water and sanitation system by the river. The identified structure is related to an old wharf addorsed to a large wall probably built in the 17th century, remaining in activity until the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake. Its characteri...
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In 2004, an archaeological rescue excavation took place in Beja (Av. Miguel Fernandes) identifying a set of 137 silos. These were situated outside of the ancient city walls and its chronology is fit in the Christian Medieval period. Its primary function was of storage containers for cereal. After the end of this activity, were filled, during the 15...
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Apresentam-se os resultados preliminares da intervenção arqueológica, realizada na Avenida Miguel Fernandes, em Beja, onde se identificou um conjunto de 137 silos. Após uma primeira abordagem à cultura material associada aos silos, podemos referir que o preenchimento destes ocorreu, maioritariamente, na transição do período Medieval para o Moderno.
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The archaeological site of Ponta da Azambuja 3 was identified during an emergency archaeological fieldwork, developed by the project “Aproveitamento Hidroagrícola de Monte Novo (EDIA, SA)”. It is characterized by the presence of an isolated pottery vessel, intentional deposited close to the Azambuja River. The presence of isolated vessels, apparent...
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Os trabalhos de Arqueologia preventiva conheceram um desenvolvimento exponencial na última década, revelando novos contextos arqueológicos e metodologias mais adequadas. De Novembro de 2006 a Outubro de 2008, foram efectuadas diversas intervenções arqueológicas pela equipa da Crivarque, Lda. na área do concelho de Vila Franca de Xira. Foram realiza...
Poster
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The archaeological site of Ponta da Azambuja 3 was identified during an emergency archaeological fieldwork, developed by the project “Aproveitamento Hidroagrícola de Monte Novo (EDIA, SA)”. It is characterized by the presence of an isolated pottery vessel, intentional deposited close to the Azambuja River. The presence of isolated vessels, apparent...
Conference Paper
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In 2004, an archaeological rescue excavation took place in Beja (Av. Miguel Fernandes) identifying a set of 137 silos. These were situated outside of the ancient city walls and its chronology is fit in the Christian Medieval period. The archaeological record is characterized by a large number of archaeological materials of several typologies.
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A Casa Branca 7 é um sítio arqueológico situado no Sudoeste de Portugal, cuja cronologia se situa nos finais do IV milénio/ inícios do III milénio a.C. Foram escavadas, neste local, várias estruturas arqueológicas in situ, fornecendo novos dados sobre este período de transicção no Sudoeste de Portugal. Casa Branca 7 is an archaelogical site in th...

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Projects (4)
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- Neolithic and Chalcolithic - Engravings and paintings - Rockshelters
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Definição da Lisboa pré-Pombalina partindo da caracterização de vestígios arqueológicos de natureza portuária num subsolo de natureza urbana (Séc. XVI-XVIII). Characterization of the archaeological contexts recoverd during the excavations carried out in 2009 at Praça do Comércio (Lisbon). The study will allow a historical view of the urban environment in the riverfront, in the capital of the Portuguese Empire, before the reconstruction of Lisbon following the Earthquake of 1755.
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In 2016, the Association of Portuguese Archaeologists submitted a research project for the Chalcolithic settlement of Vila Nova de São Pedro (Azambuja, Portugal), with the aim of value, through scientific knowledge, an archaeological site with a great prominence in the historiographic development of the Portuguese archaeology.