The Perdigões Archaeological Complex is a Prehistoric ditched enclosure.
Dated between 3400 and 2000 BC, it is classified as a National Monument.
Located in Reguengos de Monsaraz (Alentejo), it covers 16 ha partly owned by Esporão, S.A.
The research project is coordinated and directed by ERA Arqueologia, S.A.
The research partnership of the Perdigões project with the National University of Australia (as part of an international project on mobility) produced new results for the contexts of cremations in the central area. Several dozen individuals analyzed, through teeth and pars petrosa (a novelty in these approaches), revealed that the vast majority have local values,…
In July 2021, the 24th excavation campaign of the Global Research Program in the Perdigões Archaeological Complex (25th if we count on the 1997 diagnostic intervention – a quarter of a century, therefore) will take place between 5 and 31 July. This year we will continue with a reduced team due to the pandemic, but…
The Perdigões project will be collaborating with “XSCAPE. Material Minds: Exploring the Interactions between Predictive Brains, Cultural Artefacts, and Embodied Visual Search”, a research project on cognition and materiality.