THE CeSMAP WAS PRESENT AT THE IFRAO CONGRESS AND HAVE CO-CHAIRED TWO SESSIONS (THE n. 2 “SIGNS AND SYMBOLS” AND THE n. 32 “HORSES AND RIDERS”);
IL CeSMAP É STATO PRESENTE ALL’IFRAO CONGRESS E HA CO-PRESIEDUTO DUE SESSIONI (LA n. 2 “SIGNS AND SYMBOLS” E LA n. 32 “HORSES AND RIDERS”);

PARTECIPANTI/PARTICIPANTS:

– PROF. ENRICO COMBA;
– DR. DANIELE ORMEZZANO;
– DR. PIERO RICCHIARDI;
– PROF. DARIO SEGLIE;
OF THE CeSMAP BOARD.
DELLA DIREZIONE DEL CeSMAP DI PINEROLO.

During this Congress, proposed and organized by CeSMAP of Pinerolo, Italy, have take place on 3 Sept. – h 11 – 13, the NG-National Geographic Round Table on “The Horse in the Prehistoric Art, Palaeolithic and post-Palaeolithic period: a powerful symbol running through all the ages” chaired by Andrew Howley, Director Science & Exploration – National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C.
Durante il Congresso si è svolta una Tavola Rotonda del National Geographic di Washington DC, USA, sul tema: The Horse in the Prehistoric Art, Palaeolithic and post-Palaeolithic period: a powerful symbol running through all the ages.

L’evento, ideato ed organizzato dal CeSMAP per il 3 Settembre 2015, è stato moderato da Andrew Howley, Director, Science & Exploration Online, National Geographic Society, USA.

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CERIMONIA DI APERTURA
OPENING CEREMONY – 31 AUGUST 2015


IL TAVOLO DELLA PRESIDENZA DEL CONGRESSO – THE CONGRESS PRESIDENCY TABLE
(Da sin. – from the left) Dario Seglie, IFRAO-UNESCO Liaison Officer; Miriam Garcia Cabeza, Secretary Gen. for Culture, Junta de Extremadura; Laureano Leon Rodrigues, Mayor of Caceres; José Luis Garcia Gascon, Rector University of Caceres; Maria R. Cordero Martin, President of Caceres Province ; Robert Bednarik, IFRAO Convener; Hipolito Collado Giraldo, IFRAO President, co-General Organizer of the Congress 2015. (Photo by Jesus Cabrera)


CERIMONIA DI APERTURA – OPENING CEREMONY – 31 AUGUST 2015
Prof. Dario Seglie, IFRAO-UNESCO Liaison Officer during his Opening Speech. (Photo by Jesus Cabrera)

SESSION 2 – Signs and Symbols in Prehistoric Art


Jesus Cabrera during his presentation on “The Painted Slabs, Peru” in the Session chaired by Dario Seglie and Enrico Comba.


– A new slab (N.° 1651) -Courtesy and photo by Jesus Cabrera; 23 October 2015.


Blanca Samaniego Bordiu present “Semiotics in Prehistoric Art study” in the Session N.o 2 chaired by Dario Seglie and Enrico Comba.


Luiz Oosterbeek present “Cultural Rock Art Landscapes” in the Session N.o 2 chaired by Dario Seglie and Enrico Comba.


Raffaella Poggiani Keller, Archaeological Superintendent Emeritus of the Lombardy and Valcamonica, Italy, during her presentation in the Session N.o 2 chaired by Dario Seglie and Enrico Comba.


A partial view of the large people of scholars assisting the presentations in the Session N.o 2 chaired by Dario Seglie and Enrico Comba. At the left, a TV cameraman.


University of Caceres, IFRAO 2015 Congress. Dario Seglie, IFRAO-UNESCO Liaison Officer, José Julio García Arranz, Congress co-Organizer, conversing with Lee Talhee of the Ulsan University, Korea, about the IFRAO global role for Rock Art.


University of Caceres, IFRAO 2015 Congress. Session 32 “HORSES AND RIDERS”.
From the right: the chairs Daniele Ormezzano and Fernando Coimbra; presenter: Lolo Santos Estevez.


University of Caceres, IFRAO 2015 Congress. Session 32 “HORSES AND RIDERS”.
From the left: Piero Ricchiardi and Dario Seglie present the 1970 CeSMAP Mission in Campo Lameiro, Galicia, Spain.

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NG-National Geographic Round Table on “The Horse in the Prehistoric Art, Palaeolithic and post-Palaeolithic period: a powerful symbol running through all the ages”. Daniele Ormezzano open the Round Table with an introduction on the horse evolution.


NG – RT, National Geographic Round Table. From the left: Andrew Howley, Director Science & Exploration – National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C. chair; Daniele Ormezzano and Fernando Coimbra, co-chairs.


National Geographic Round Table. From the left: Enrico Comba (Italy), Léo Dubal and Monique Larrey (France); Alessandra Bravin (Morocco) discuss the theme; In the foreground: a recent copy (Jan. 2015) of National Geographic Journal, dedicated to the Prehistoric Cave Art “The First Artists”.


Piedraescrita-Campanario. Rock-engravings, Iron Age. Poli Collado speak about the linear petroglyphs. From the left: Pedro Ricchiardi, Blanca Samaniego, Poli, Manolo Rey, Dario Seglie, Enrico Comba, Arsen Faradjev, and George Nash.


Piedraescrita-Campanario. Rock-engravings, Iron Age. Linear petroglyph of a horse.


Megalithic Tholos of Huerta Montero (Almendralejo). A group of congresspersons visit this archaeologic site, ecceptionally discovered intact. The corridor is oriented to the Winter Solstice.


Decorated rock shelter of the Cornisa de La Calderita (Schematic paintings).
A group of congresspersons visit the prehistoric shelter, well protected by iron fences. From the left: George Nash, Ramon Montes, Daniele Ormezzano, Hipolito Collado, Lolo Santos, Jesus Cabrera, Dario Seglie.


Magacela (Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain) The N.o 4 group (a part of the 600 Delegates attending the IFRAO 2015 Congress at Caceres University, Extremadura, Spain) – during the field trip – posing for a souvenir photo in the central belvedere terrace of the village.