María Del Cristo González Marrero

María Del Cristo González Marrero
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria | ULPGC · Departamento de Ciencias Históricas

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El radiocarbono puede presentar problemas relacionados con la naturaleza de la muestra fechada, los propios del método y la fiabilidad estratigráfica del contexto fechado. Por ello, el principal objetivo de este trabajo consiste en efectuar una exploración sistemática de cada uno de ellos. Para ello ha sido realizada una revisión crítica de las fec...
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Radiocarbon dating can give rise to problems associated with the nature of the dated sample, with the method used itself and with the stratigraphic reliability of the dated site. Consequently, the principal objective of this paper is to carry out a systematic exploration of each of these aspects. To this end, a critical review was conducted of the...
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Recovery and analyses of perishable non-charred archaeological wood is extremely rare. Traceological analyses in general are still scarce and mainly focused on waterlogged remains. Ancient desiccated wood from the Canary Islands offers an exceptional opportunity to identify the processes and techniques of the indigenous populations prior to the arr...
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Towards the end of the fifteenth century, the Crown of Castile decided to become directly involved in the conquest of the three Canary Islands which remained rebellious: Gran Canaria (1478–1483), La Palma (1492–1493) and Tenerife (1494–1496). This was the beginning of an authentic state-driven project of colonization that is traditionally considere...
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Las excavaciones llevadas a cabo en el yacimiento de la Cueva Pintada (Gáldar, Gran Canaria) sacaron a la luz un interesante lote de monedas de diversas cronologías. Especialmente significativo es el conjunto configurado por los ejemplares bajomedievales y de la primera Edad Moderna, de procedencia tanto lusa como castellana. Como complemento al es...
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Les sources écrites, la cartographie historique, la stratigraphie et le matériel archéologique associé semblent con%rmer que les dépôts les plus super%ciels du site de Fûm Assaka (Maroc) peuvent être identi%és, de façon sûre, avec les restes du fort hispano-canarien de Saint Michel d’Assaka, construit en 1500. Les sondages qui y ont été e7ectués en...
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European expansion in the Atlantic in the late Middle Ages often implied the use of violence, involving tactics and weaponry unknown to some of the affected populations. Among the first places to suffer this violence were the Canary Islands, whose conquest lasted the whole of the fifteenth century. Documentary information about this historical epis...
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The 2014 campaign of the archaeological research project in the region of Sous-Tekna (Morocco) confirmed the identification of the current village of Ksabi with ancient caravan city of Tagawst. This is a major commercial, artisanal and agro-pastoral enclave, from the thirteenth century, replaced as regional capital to neighbouring trans-Saharan «po...
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Communal granaries are a widespread and very significant feature of northwest Africa. Here the first systematic archaeobotanical study of such a granary is presented, with desiccated plant macro-remains retrieved from the pre-Hispanic site of El Álamo-Acusa, Gran Canaria, Spain (cal. ad 1000–1500). While modern contamination caused by animals was e...
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«Spaces of Specialized Production, Surplus and Social Stratification in Pre-European Gran Canaria». The aim of this paper is to reconstruct some issues related to social division of labour and the existence of a surplus production among the ancient Canarians. These two aspects are basic to establish the nature of the social relations of production...
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Han pasado treinta y seis años desde que A. Beltrán efectuó el primer estudio en profundidad de la zona arqueológica del Macizo de Balos. Un estudio que se ciñe estrictamente a este emplazamiento, sin que en ningún momento se haga referencia al contexto cultural de estas representaciones o a la existencia de otros conjuntos en este mismo espacio. L...
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This research project intends a contribution in the definition of the social relationships of production in aboriginal society of Gran Canaria Island. We appeal to the analysis of one aspect of the production system, which material remains can be studied under different approaches with high efficiency in resolving similar problems in other contexts...

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