Head professor and researcher at UVigo
Department of History, Art and Geography
Ladislao Castro Pérez (Vigo 1959), graduated and received his doctorate from the University of Santiago. He expanded his studies at the Institute of Archaeology at the University of London.
He participated in various campaigns for prospecting and excavating sites from the Recent Prehistory of the Iberian Peninsula: Troña, Vigo, Monte Padrao, Bagil, La Salud, etc.
He investigated in various aspects of prehistoric jewellery. Especially in the field of European torques. He also investigated on topics of the archaeology of religion in the northwest of the peninsula.
Besides, he carried out studies on the anthropology of the use of ornaments. The origin and meaning of prehistoric masks; iconographic aspects of the Galician petroglyphs and the stelae of the Iron Age; ophthaliatry in protohistory, etc.