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  • Catalogs: Neolithic art in the Region of the Republic of Macedonia

    on Jun 12, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Book, Exhibition, Neolithic, News, Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia • with Comments Off on Catalogs: Neolithic art in the Region of the Republic of Macedonia

    Exhibition “Neolitska umetnost na območju Republike Makedonije (Neolithic art in the region of the Republic of Macedonia), Narodni Muzej Slovenija, Ljubljana (28 May to 21 September 2008) Neolithic art in the Region of the Republic of Macedonia  

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  • HAEMUS will take part in the XXXVI Annual meeting of the SAS

    on May 26, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Conference, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Serbia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS will take part in the XXXVI Annual meeting of the SAS

    Members of HAEMUS will take part at the upcoming XXVI Annual meeting of the Serbian Archaeological Society, scheduled for May – 1 June 2013 in Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia. The following thematic sessions are part of the conference: Archaeotechnology: studying technology from prehistory to the Middle Ages (session convenors: Selena Vitezović and Dragana Antonović) Reconstructing prehistoric food sources and food habits: procurement,preparation and presentation of food in the Neolithic Balkans (session convenors: Dragana Filipović, Selena Vitezović, David Orton) The first millennium of Christianity – archaeological findings (session convenors: Dejan Radičević)   From bomb to quern Vasilka Dimitrovska HAEMUS &#

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  • HAEMUS organizes an educational tour for the International Museum Day 2013

    on May 12, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Cultural heritage, Culture, Etnology, History, Museum, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS organizes an educational tour for the International Museum Day 2013

    HAEMUS аnd the City Museum of Kratovo with the support of Arbotravel, for the International Museum Day 2013, organize an educational tour: Searching for the secrets of the medieval mining in Macedonia. The tour will take place on 19.05.2013 More info about the tour at the official Facebook page created for this event

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  • True Love: Ancient Romeo And Juliet Found In Romania

    on Apr 30, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, News, Romania • with Comments Off on True Love: Ancient Romeo And Juliet Found In Romania

    Archaeologists investigating a Dominican monastery courtyard found, as media refers to them, Romanian Romeo and Juliet. The skeletons found belong to a young couple who was buried holding hands. Experts from the Institute of Archaeology of Cluj-Napoca are currently investigating the site, which was presumably used as a cemetery, but their attention is primarily drawn to two skeletons, because the double burials in this period have been extremely rare. ‘This is a mystery and a rarity. We see that the man suffered a serious hip injury from which he probably died, and we assume that

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  • From desk drawer to top-drawer: the Cotsen turns 40

    on Apr 30, 13 • in Albania, Anthropology, Archaeology, News, Tradition • with Comments Off on From desk drawer to top-drawer: the Cotsen turns 40

    The 1973 beginnings of UCLA’s Institute of Archaeology hardly signaled greatness. Its annual budget was a paltry $6,000. Founding director Giorgio Buccellati had a staff of one, a part-time assistant who worked a few hours a week. The institute didn’t have a home. “We didn’t even have a room,” Buccellati recently recalled with a laugh, much less a building. “We just had a drawer — in my desk.” From these humble beginnings has grown one of the world’s largest consortia of working archaeologists, including some 30 UCLA professors from 11 different disciplines. They work alongside

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  • Archaeologists Explore Early Bronze Age Settlement on Greek Island of Keros

    on Apr 28, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Bronze age, Greece, News • with Comments Off on Archaeologists Explore Early Bronze Age Settlement on Greek Island of Keros

    Keros Island. It is known for the famous assemblage of fragmentary Cycladic marble figurines popularly known as the “Keros Hoard”, a collection of artifacts purportedly found by looters at the site of Kavos on the west coast of this now uninhabited Greek island in the Cyclades, southeast of Naxos in the Mediterranean. Many of the figurines, traded on the antiquities market, ended up in the Erlenmeyer Collection in Basel, Switzerland, with the rest dispersed among various museums and private collections. The figurines were said to have inspired the work of Pablo Picasso and Henry Moore

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