Tag Archives: GB – Gorham’s Cave Complex

Face of a 7,500-year-old woman reveals Gibraltar’s earliest humans; Manuel Jaen; National Geographic

Analysis of a Neolithic skull revealed not only how she looked but also where her people originated far across the Mediterranean.

Source: Face of a 7,500-year-old woman reveals Gibraltar’s earliest humans

Calpe 2019 Conference: Archaeological and Heritage Research in Gibraltar: The past thirty years; Gibraltar Chronicle

Source: Calpe 2019 Conference: Archaeological and Heritage Research in Gibraltar: The past thirty years

Archaeologists back at work in Gorham’s Cave complex; Eyleen Sheil; Gibraltar Chronicle

Source: Archaeologists back at work in Gorham’s Cave complex | Gibraltar Chronicle

Do you want to join the excavations at Gorham’s?; Gibraltar Chronicle

UK – Gorham’s Cave Complex

A scheme aimed at involving the local public in the annual excavations at the Gorham’s Cave Complex UNESCO World Heritage Site was launched yesterday on World Heritage Day. This is the first time the general public are being invited to join the dig and eight places will be available.
The scheme aims to celebrate the first year of the complex as a World Heritage Site, and a member of the global community of special heritage places.
In all eight places are being offered to local residents wishing to participate on a voluntary basis in this year’s excavations which will run from 19 June to 18 August.
“No previous experience is required as volunteers will work under the direct supervision of specialists at all times.” said a spokesperson.

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Museum Lecture Series: A journey through World Heritage; Gibraltar Chronicle

UK – Gorham’s Cave Complex

Marcello Sanguinetti and Sue Davies will this week take those attending thenext in the Gibraltar Museum’s lecture series on a journey round the World’s rich heritage through space and time, to look at the family that Gibraltar has joined and to examine the wondrous but sometimes also fragile World Heritage sites.
These latest series of lectures are being held in collaboration with the Gorham’s Cave Complex and the Gibraltar Scientific Society. This next lecture will be on Thursday 16 February at 7pm at the Charles Hunt Room, John Mackintosh Hall.
“Gibraltar’s heritage has been acknowledged internationally for centuries, and with the Gorham’s Cave Complex becoming a World Heritage site in 2016 we have now joined the illustrious UNESCO family made up of 1052 natural and cultural sites,” said one of the organisers.

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