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CENTAURO
Equid introduction, hybridisation and agricultural intensification in the Ebro valley from the Late Neolithic to the Iron Age
PID2020-113369RJ-100

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The first domestic horses appeared in the Eurasian steppes about 5,000 years ago

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This project studies equid bone remains from different archaeological sites

CENTAURO project aims to evaluate the importance and impact of equids on the development of the local prehistoric economies of the inland Ebro River valleys

The integration of equids in human societies would have allowed a greater connectivity between territories, economies and cultures

In the archaeological contexts horses appear particularly linked to the spheres of war and death clearly serving as expressions power

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CENTAURO will focus on of changes in equid management  and the introduction of new species as donkey and equid hybrids.

Funded by:

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Host Institution:

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Time frame: 2021-2024

Collaborating institutions:

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Associations and collaborating entities:

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Collaborating scientific projects:

MOBICEX

Ministerio de Ciencia e investigación
PID2019-110022GB-I00

Movilidad, circulación e intercambio en el Llano Occidental Catalán entre el tercer y el primer mileni ANE

PEGASUS

European Research Council
ERC-AdG 6816058

The makeup of the modern horse:
a history of the biological changes introduced by human management

ZOOMWEST

Zooarchaeology and Mobility in the Western Mediterranean: Animal husbandry from the Late Bronze Age to Late Antiquity

European Research Council
ERC-StG 716298