Sampling and Labwork


Martin Kehl collecting soil monoliths for micromorphological analyses at the Middle Palaeolithic site of Millán (Burgos)

OSL Dating

María de Andrés-Herrero collecting sediment samples for OSL dating at the Sorbe River terraces (Guadalajara).

Radiocarbon Dating

Manuel Alcaraz-Castaño taking photos of charcoal fragments at Los Casares cave before bagging them for radiocarbon dating.


José Antonio López-Sáez collecting sediment samples for pollen analysis at Los Casares cave.


Luis Luque and Martin Kehl examining the sedimentary sequence at the Peña Cabra rock shelter.

Palaeoclimate analysis of speleothemes

Virginia Martínez-Pillado taking samples for stalagmite-based paleoclimate investigations at Los Casares cave.

Direct dating of rock art

Javier Alcolea-González collecting black pigment samples for radiocarbon dating at Los Casares cave.


Students wet-sieving sediments for collecting micromammals at the Peña Capón site (Guadalajara)


Xavier Mangado and Marta Sánchez collecting flints at Guadalajara for studying lithic raw material sourcing.


Charcoal fragments collected at the Solutrean layers of Peña Capón for anthracological analysis..

Principal Investigator

Dr. Manuel Alcaraz-Castaño is a Professor of Prehistory at the University of Alcalá (Spain)

University of Alcalá (Spain)

MULTIPALEOIBERIA ERC Project. Área de Prehistoria. Facultad de Filosofía y Letras. C/ Colegios 2, 28801 Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain)

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