Las trompetas de cerámica celtibéricas (s. Ii-i a.C.). Una aproximación al patrimonio arqueológico-musical de la segunda edad del hierro

  1. Jiménez Pasalodos, Raquel
Supervised by:
  1. Juan Peruarena Arregui Director

Defence university: Universidad de Valladolid

Fecha de defensa: 28 September 2020

  1. CristinaJulia Bordas Ibáñez Chair
  2. Enrique Cámara de Landa Secretary
  3. Stefan Hagel Committee member
  1. Didactics of Musical Expression, Art and Dance

Type: Thesis


The main purpose of this PhD Thesis has been to conduct a systematic study of 65 fragments of Celtiberian ceramic instruments, corresponding to a minimum of 50 trumpets, dated to the 2nd and 1st Centuries BC, from a specific theoretical perspective and with methodological tools derived from archaeology, music archaeology, acoustics and ethnomusicology, as an example of the application of a transdisciplinary approach to archaeological musical instruments. It comprises three main parts. The first focuses on the Historiography of Music Archaeology, which enabled to establish the theoretical and methodological basis of the present work. The second part consists of the study and documentation of the materials, the analysis of the chaîne opératoire, the experimental reconstruction of the instruments and their acoustic characterization. The third section aims at the interpretation of these aerophones through the study of iconographies, classical and medieval written sources and comparisons with other ancient brass instruments from the Iberian Peninsula, the Mediterranean and Atlantic and Northern Europe.