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Exhibit: The Sense of Water. A journey from prehistoric times

7 October @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm CEST

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One event on 2 December, 2022 at 11:00 am

For thousands of years, human groups have lived near water sources to use it as a resource, consume marine species, fish, cultivate crops or extract minerals. But also as a means of communication, interaction and exchange.

These aqueous spaces were part of the social and religious meaning given to the place itself, or the faunal species immersed in these ecosystems.
Symbolisms that appear in their various forms of expression, to represent nature and oceanic biodiversity.

Tribes and societies of the past combined ideas about water and the human spirit, which persist to this day in some native peoples.

Our activity exhibits some of the earliest evidence of the cult of water, and the relationship between species and daily life in the oceans, through evidence from the past such as dolmens, caves and rock art in Latin America and Spain.

From cultural anthropology, it compares the ways of life and subsistence of the first American settlers and native peoples from different parts of the world. Finally, through current data on ocean conservation, the great threats that currently exist for marine species, habitats, cities and heritage near the oceans are shown.

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Venue

Patio del rectorado de la Universidad de Sevilla
C. San Fernando, 4, 41004
Sevilla, 41004 Spain
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Contact Name
Aline Lara Galicia
Contact Email Address
alara8@us.es
Affiliation: Name of the organization, school, or business associated with the event
Sevilla University
Country
Spain
Is your event or activity (check of all that apply)
Taking place in person, Open to the public, Incorporating the “30x30” theme
Full address (used to place your event on the map. For virtual events, write "virtual")
C. San Fernando, 4, 41004 Sevilla
Name of venue (if applicable)
Patio del rectorado de la Universidad de Sevilla
Image source (provide a name or source to be credited when photo is used)
Patrimonio rupestre, dolmenes y océanos