The MegaGeo project, under the direction of the late Rui Boaventura, aimed to analyse the raw material economy in the construction of megalithic tombs in multiple territories, showing the representation of several prehistoric communities that raised them and their relationship with the surrounding areas.
Following the meeting of the previous year, it was decided to hold Mega-Talks 2, which brought together national and international experts who have developed work related to Megalithism and Geology, in its various perspectives, from the funerary depositions to the raw material construction of the tombs, as indicators of mobility and interaction with the surrounding physical environment.
Megaliths and Geology: Megalitos e Geologia presents contributions from Mega-Talks 2, held in Redondo, Portugal, on 19-20 November 2015.
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Introduction: Megaliths and Geology: a journey through monuments, landscapes and peoples ;
Moving megaliths in the Neolithic - a multi analytical case study of dolmens in Freixo-Redondo (Alentejo, Portugal). - Rui Boaventura, Patricia Moita, Jorge Pedro, Rui Mataloto, Luis Almeida, Pedro Nogueira, Jaime Maximo, Andre Pereira, Jose Francisco Santos & Sara Ribeiro ;
Funerary megalithism in the south of Beira Interior: architectures, spoils and cultural sequences. - Joao Luis Cardoso ;
A look at Proenca-a-Nova's Megalithism (Beira Baixa Intermunicipal Community, UNESCO Global Geopark Naturtejo, Portugal). - Joao Caninas, Francisco Henriques, Mario Monteiro, Paulo Felix, Carlos Neto de Carvalho, Andre Pereira, Fernando Robles Henriques, Catia Mendes & Emanuel Carvalho ;
From matter to essence. Sourcing raw materials for the votive artefacts of the megalithic communities in Ribeira da Seda (North Alentejo, Portugal): a preliminary approach. - Marco Antonio Andrade ;
Construction materials of the monuments of Los Llanetes group, El Pozuelo cemetery (Huelva, Spain). Selection, exploitation and provenance of stone blocks. - Jose Antonio Linares Catela ;
An approach to the Megalithic Architectures in the Douro Basin: some chrono-ypological remarks and examples about the use of different lithologies. - Cristina Tejedor-Rodriguez & Manuel Angel Rojo-Guerra ;
Geology, Landscape and Meaning in the Megalithic Monuments of Western and Northern Europe. - Chris Scarre ;
Long-distance landscapes: from quarries to monument at Stonehenge. - Mike Parker Pearson, Richard Bevins, Rob Ixer, Joshua Pollard, Colin Richards & Kate Welham ;
Raw material and work force in Falbygden passage graves. Identity, competition and social dynamic. - Karl-Goeran Sjoegren