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Culture/Art/Literature news & information for Lleida province

Real dinosaur eggs and footprints wrecked by vandals
Culture Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Real dinosaur eggs and footprints wrecked by vandals

VANDALS have destroyed Europe's most valuable dinosaur habitat in the western Catalunya province of Lleida. The Mirador del Cretáceo dig in Coll de Nargó, a major tourist attraction as well as research site, was...

Five-metre 68-million-year-old dinosaur's neck dug up
Culture Wed, Dec 10, 2014

Five-metre 68-million-year-old dinosaur's neck dug up

A FOSSILISED dinosaur neck five metres long has been dug up from a site in Catalunya. It is said to weigh around 2.5 tonnes and is formed entirely of rock, and took at least five hours to uncover and remove. The 16-foot...

Roman ruins revealed under Guissona building site
Culture Mon, Nov 28, 2011

Roman ruins revealed under Guissona building site

Building works being carried out by Gas Natural in Guissona (Lleida) have revealed the oldest part of the ancient Roman city of Iesso, founded around the year 100 BC. An excavation being carried out in Calle Sant...

Culture Tue, Nov 27, 2007

1st century pool uncovered on Roman dig site

A team of archaeologists led by Barcelona Autonomous University professor, Josep Guitart, has unearthed a cold water Roman swimming pool dating from between AD 40-60 during the reigns of Emperors Claudio and Nero. The...

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