This talk is about the monumentality and ceremonial practices in a centre of Neolithic and Chalcolithic aggregation, focusing specifically on some aspects of its design, the long biography, the monumentality, the funerary practices, the trans-regional interaction and mobility, and the social role.
António Carlos Neves de Valera has a degree in History and in Archaeology, and master and a PhD in Archaeology (Universities of Lisbon and Porto). Has developed research since 1988 focused in the Neolithic and Chalcolithic of Central and South Portugal. Coordinates the Global Archaeological Research Program of Perdigões complex of ditched enclosures and integrates the research unit of Era Arqueologia Company and the ICArEHB centre of Algarve University. Has a vast list of publications and has been engaged with several editorial projects in Archaeology.