Rafel Jornet Niella

Rafel Jornet Niella
University of Barcelona | UB · Department of Prehistory, Ancient History and Archaeology

Phd - Archaeology

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January 2020 - August 2020
University Pompeu Fabra
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  • Lecturer
September 2015 - September 2021
University of Barcelona
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  • Lecturer

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This paper deals with the phenomenon of Punic incidence in Iberian societies, and vice versa, taking as an example the case of the Iberian city ilercavona of Castellet de Banyoles de Tivissa (Tarragona) and its territory. It is an Iberian city built at the dawn of the Second Punic War with architectural and urban characteristics of Hellenistic-East...
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Two new coroplastic finds were found in 4th-3rd century BC contexts at the sites of Mas d’en Gual (El Vendrell) and Font de la Canya (Avinyonet del Penedès), located at the cossetan coast, nowadays Penedès region (Catalonia), have been studied and characterized by means of X-ray fluorescence (XRF), X-ray diffraction (XRD) optical microscopy (OM) an...
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Se presentan los resultados históricos derivados de la primera fase de la investigación sobre este importante yacimiento, realizada exclusivamente a partir de métodos no invasivos. Los datos recuperados a partir de la prospección pedestre y geofísica han permitido verificar la condición urbana del asentamiento, atestiguada tanto por sus dimensiones...
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Los trabajos realizados entre 2014 y 2019 en este im­portante núcleo, situado estratégicamente entre las cuencas de los ríos Ebro y Matarraña, han combinado la excavación en extensión, la prospección intensiva del asentamiento y de su entorno inmediato, los análisis interdisciplinares y la re­visión de las intervenciones anteriores. Los resultados...
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Geophysical surveys based on ground‐penetrating radar (GPR) and magnetic methods have recently been carried out at the Iberian site of Masies de Sant Miquel, which is dated to the Iron Age (seventh–third centuries bc). The design and execution of the survey are presented, as well as the interpretation process, which is based on the interaction betw...
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Many different readings have been made of the social and political structure of the Iberian territories in central and western Catalonia. Some researchers argue that the Ilergetes and Lacetani would have developed centralized state-like political entities, whose territorial scope would have coincided with the geographical limits of their ethnic ter...
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Al setembre de 1996 neix el Centre d’Estudis Lacetans (CEL)| una iniciativa d’afeccionats| professionals i amants de la cultura amb una ferma voluntat d’estudi i difusió del patrimoni cultural. Des d’un primer moment es creà la Secció d’Arqueologia i s'iniciaren treballs en l’àmbit del patrimoni arqueològic de la comarca del Solsonès. Durant aquest...
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Després de nou campanyes consecutives d’intervenció arqueològica es pot dir que la terrisseria de les Hortes de Cal Pons (Pontons| Alt Penedès) és un dels complexos especialitzats més interessants trobats a Catalunya relacionats amb la producció de la ceràmica ibèrica entre els segles IV i III aC. A diferència d’altres àrees peninsulars| era molt e...
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An exceptional decorated Iberian ceramic vase dating from the third century BC and coming from room 8 of the site of Coll del Moro de Gandesa (Tarragona) is presented. It is a hermetically sealed ceramic vessel, hand-made, withaglobularprofile,withtwotwistedhorizontalhandlesandprofusegeometricandzoomorphicdecoration.Ithas a knob handle, solid, quad...
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Animal mobility is a common strategy to overcome scarcity of food and the related over-grazing of pastures. It is also essential to reduce the inbreeding rate of animal populations, which is known to have a negative impact on fertility and productivity. The present paper shows the geographic range of sheep provisioning in different phases of occupa...
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A los firmantes nos place sumarnos al merecido homenaje a la Dra. Glòria Trias, con una obra aún de referencia para todos los que, con mayor o menor intensidad, nos interesa y compete el estudio de las cerámicas griegas y el comercio protohistórico. Entendemos que para ello es adecuada una aportación centrada en el análisis de esta categoría de mat...
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This monography is based on the restudied and revision of the archaeological data of the ancient excavations at the settlement of Sant Antoni (Calaceit, Spain) executed during the first years of the XX century BC. The archaeologists Joan Cabré and Pere Bosch Gimpera performed different campaigns of excavations between 1902 and 1919. The assemblages...
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Etnoarqueología de la basura: almacenaje en silos y su reaprovechamiento en la población Ouarten de El Souidat (El Kef, Túnez) Rubbish Ethnoarchaeology: Pit Storage and Reuse in the Ouarten Village of El Souidat (El Kef, Tunis)
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Etnoarqueología de la basura: almacenaje en silos y su reaprovechamiento en la población Ouarten de El Souidat (El Kef, Túnez) Rubbish Ethnoarchaeology: Pit Storage and Reuse in the Ouarten Village of El Souidat (El Kef, Tunis)
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Archaeology is a science that permits an interdisciplinary approach to the past. It includes a number of as-pects that make up the human experience and its relationship with the natural environment. Both archaeol-ogy and experimental archaeology explore and apply research techniques, methods and procedures from a variety of disciplines, an approach...
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North Africa has a rich tradition of archaeological studies. Its origins and early development are linked to the modern colonization of the region by several European powers, but it has also had a remarkable continuity after decolonization, both in international cooperation missions and in solo work developed by the research institutions of the Mag...
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El jaciment protohistòric de Font de la Canya és un jaciment emblemàtic de la recerca arqueològica del Penedès i de Catalunya. Amb una seqüència de 15 anys de campanyes d’excavacions consecutives (1999-2014) ha proporcionat un volum de dades excepcional, en qualitat i quantitat, les quals, sens dubte, representen una aportació cabdal al coneixement...
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This paper provides a brief report about an archaeological intervention developed in the protohistorical site of El Cascarujo (Alcañiz, Teruel). These works have been focused on the excavation of one tumular structure and some associated funerary cists. Preliminary information about stratigraphy, architectonical remains, and finds is exposed. The p...
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We present the results of the excavation inside the main tower at coll del Moro, as well as the re-examination of a stratigraphic section made outside the tower in the 1980s, and the report on another exterior section from the 1990s that has remained unpublished until now. All this provides a sequence starting in the 6th century bcE, when the tower...
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This article presents a previously unknown megalithic necropolis, where nearly 800 monuments have been recorded Three of them, including a large one (53), have been completely excavated. It has been possible to date two of these graves (53 and 647) to the 6th-5th c. BC, while the dating the third one (42), whose funerary chamber had been plundered,...
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El coneixement de la protohistòria del Magrib oriental-entenent com a tal l'edat del bronze i la primera edat del ferro, és a dir, el segon i el primer mil·lennis aC, de la zona que correspon a les actuals Tunísia i Algèria oriental-presenta un veritable buit. Això és evident si es compara amb l'estat de la recerca sobre el mateix període a Eu-ropa...
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While recurrently cited in the specialized bibliography, until recent years Castellet de Banyoles was only really known by the findings of monetary hoards and some luxury ritual vases, in addition to the Hellenistic-type pentagonal towers flanking the site entrance. Excavation work since 1998 has enabled precise dating of the first settlement betwe...
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In this paper we present the archaeological results obtained in one of the necropolis of protohistoric complex of El Cascarujo (Alcañiz, Teruel). We present a reasonable description of the stratigraphy and the structures to keep on the funerary architecture of Bajo Aragón debate. The analysis of the main tumulus (E-1) and its attached structures (E...
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Archivo Español de Arqueología 2012, 85, págs. 23-43 ISSN: 0066 6742 doi: 10.3989/aespa.085.012.002 RESUMEN Aunque es un yacimiento recurrentemente mencionado en la bibliografía especializada, hasta hace pocos años el Caste-llet de Banyoles sólo era realmente conocido por los hallaz-gos monetarios y de elementos suntuarios de carácter ritual, a par...
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1. INTRODUCCIÓ Amb aquesta publicació es pretén fer la presentació d'un projecte de llarga durada, tant pel que fa a les fases de treballs de camp, que com veurem es desenvoluparen entre els anys 2008 i 2010, com pel que fa a la recerca que encara resta per endavant. En el marc de la remodelació dels enllaços de l'autopista AP-7, entre els anys 200...
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Little is known about the Eastern Maghreb in the second and first millennia BC, except for the very last centuries when classical sources provide some information about the Numidian kingdoms. The survey and excavation of Althiburos and its surroundings have provided valuable data related to the first millennium BC. Occupation of the site dates back...
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Little is known about the Eastern Maghreb in the second and first millennia BC, except for the very last centuries when classical sources provide some information about the Numid-ian kingdoms. The survey and excavation of Althiburos and its surroundings have provided valuable data related to the first millennium BC. Occupation of the site dates bac...
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The settlement of El Cabezo del Cascarujo (Alcañiz) is a well represented site in the archaeological historiography, but it is also a great unknown. In this paper we update the information on its town planning and chronology, comparing and analysing them on the basis of a detailed analysis of all the archaeological evidence currently visible on the...
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viii , Núria Morell Cortés iv , Sílvia Valenzuela Lamas x RESUMEN: Este artículo muestra los resultados de un proyecto de investigación sobre los procesos económicos y sociales que condujeron a la formación de los reinos númidas conocidos a través de las fuentes greco-latinas. Los trabajos de excavación y prospección realizados en la antigua Althib...
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Le développement du projet de recherche sur la formation de l’état numide durant les années 2006-2007 a révélé l’existence à Althiburos d’un habitat préromain d’extension considérable (plus de 4 ha), remontant au moins au VIe s. av. J .-C. La prospection du territoire environnant a montré aussi l’existence de plusieurs sites numides de moindre dime...

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Mas Castellar se encuentra en el extremo oeste de la llanura del Empordà, al NE de Catalunya a pocos km de la fundación de la colonia focea de Empúries. la actividad agrícola y cerealista fue muy importante en la llanura en época ibérica. Pontós fue el principal núcleo para el control y distribución de los cereales. Uno de los objetivos más importantes es el de documentar el número de asentamientos que se establecieron i organizaron en un mismo yacimiento, uno detrás de otro y a partir del yacimiento de Mas Castellar de Pontós comparar con otros yacimientos dentro de una época que va des finales del siglo VII hasta principios del s.II aC.