Archaeological Conference III "Almería, a museum open "analyze the legacy of Luis Siret

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The event organized by the Institute of Studies Almeria, ‘Almería, an open air museum 'analyze the archaeological and documentary legacy Luis Siret through an intense program of activities.

The Provincial Council, through the Institute of Almería Studies, celebrates the third edition of the Archaeological Seminars' Almería, open air museum '. An initiative that will focus this time on the archaeological heritage and documentary important figure of Luis Siret.

Louis Siret Skies (1860-1934) Almería is for the memory of his prehistoric archaeological. Moved to Cuevas del Almanzora 1881, he combined with his brother Henri engineering work of archaeologist, conducting pioneering excavations in emblematic sites such as Campos, Three Cabezos and Fuente Alamo. The result of these and other excavations for 7 years in different municipalities, editan 'Early Metal Ages in the South East of Espagna' (Antwerp, 1887), the first work of scientific archeology prehistory systematizing SE Martorell being awarded the prize and the gold medals in the International Exhibitions of Toulouse (1887) and Barcelona (1888).

Until the end of his days, Luis Siret was dedicated to unraveling the past, leaving a difficult legacy to overcome. About 503 excavated sites, It grew to a rich archaeological collection consists of about 129.000 pieces donated to the Spanish State. The existing collection of documents in your file, guarded by more than 70 boxes and 18 folders, It is considered one of the most important for the study of prehistoric sites in the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula. Cataloging and digitization has been an arduous work done by the National Archaeological Museum (MAN) that this year he has been serving the public through the network.

Therefore, such third days will be devoted to important archaeological and documentary Siret legacy preserved in the National Archaeological Museum and known as "Siret Collection".

Days program

Wednesday 25 November
Hall of the UNED
18 a 18,30. Collecting documentation registered.
18,30 h. Inauguration and presentation of the conference by the provincial authorities, director IEA, Director of the Open University and coordinator of the same.
Conferences:
19 h. “The Siret Collection in MAN. A reference to the investigation of Spanish Prehistory”.
Ms. Carmen Cacho Quesada. Chief Curator of the Department of Prehistory of the National Archaeological Museum.
20 h. “The Siret Archive: document management in the Archaeological Museum for its value”.
Ms. Virginia Save Moan. Chief Curator of Documentation Department of the National Archaeological Museum.

Thursday 26 November
Hall of the UNED

Conferences:

19 h. “The Legacy of Luis Siret donated to the Spanish State”.
John Grima Cervantes. Historian and editor. Member of Dep. History I.E.A.
20 h. "Iberian Materials Villaricos in the Universal Exhibition in Barcelona (1929): the Siret collection through photography in black and white "
D. Juan Alberto Cano García. Archaeologist and historian of antiquity. Member of Dep. de Historia del I.E.A y Director del proyecto de revista del IEA.

Friday 27 November
11 h. Visita guiada a los fondos del Museo Arqueológico de Almería a cargo de su Director, D. Arturo Pino Ruiz.

Saturday 28 November
“Itinerario por el paisaje, territorio y los yacimientos siretianos de Cuevas del Almanzora”. Guía dirigida por D. Juan Alberto Cano.
9h. Salida en autocar desde la biblioteca Villaespesa a Cuevas del Almanzora.
10-10´30h. Recepción en la explanada del Castillo por Indalecio Modesto Alonso, Concejal de Cultura y Turismo del Ayuntamiento. Desayuno.
10´30-11´30h. Visita al museo de El Argar (Castillo de Cuevas) y al depósito de agua proyectado por los hermanos Siret. D. Enrique Fernandez Bolea, historiador y cronista oficial de Cuevas. Member of Dep. History I.E.A.
11´30h. Salida hacia el yacimiento argárico de Fuente Álamo. D. Domingo Ortiz Soler, Director del Museo Histórico, Etnográfico y Arqueolígico de Vera. Member of Dep. de Ciencias del Hombre y Sociedad del I.E.A.
13´30h. Visita a la iglesia de La Sagrada Familia de Herrerías, diseñada y construida en 1905 por Louis Siret.
14-16h. Almuerzo.
16h. Visita a los hipogeos de Villaricos (Cuevas del Almanzora) excavados por Siret. En el trayecto se podrá visualizar la casa Luis Siret. Laura Larios Boqué. Arqueóloga.
18’30h. Clausura de las jornadas a cargo del coordinador y actuación de Sensi Falán en el Salón Social de Herrerías.

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