Archive for the ‘Archaeology’ Category

  • HAEMUS joins the International Archaeology Day 2018

    on Jul 20, 18 • in Archaeology, Education, Lecturing, Management, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on HAEMUS joins the International Archaeology Day 2018

    To celebrate the International Day of Archaeology 2018, the Center for Scientific Research and Promotion of Culture “HAEMUS” organizes a series of lectures in the field of archaeology starting at 19:00, on October 17, 2018 (Wednesday), at the EU Infocentre in Skopje. The event is promotional in collaboration with the Archaeological Institute of America. Its primary goal is to popularize Macedonian archaeology and cultural heritage in general. The International Day of Archaeology is a world event that celebrates archaeology and raises awareness of archaeology as a science, at the same time providing an opportunity for

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  • SCUPINI ROMANI celebrated Rosalia for the Museum night 2018 in Vinica

    on May 12, 18 • in Ancient Rome, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Cuisine, Culture, Museum, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period • with Comments Off on SCUPINI ROMANI celebrated Rosalia for the Museum night 2018 in Vinica

    On May 10, 2018, starting at 20:00, HAEMUS in collaboration with Museum Teracotta Vinica organized the performance “Rosalia – festival of roses” for the “Museum night 2018”. The 3 hours performance within the HAEMUS’ program SCUPINI ROMANI took place at the City museum lapidarium in Vinica.   The following items were included in the event: – educational part for the Roman Rosalia by the HAEMUS team – exhibition of replicas from the Roman period owned by HAEMUS (ceramics, jewelry, clothes, metal items, knitted items) – reciting poetry from ancient Roman poets – projection of the documentary “Heraclea Lyncestis&#

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  • Exhibition: Mass grave burial from Scupi – the dark side of archaeology

    on Dec 21, 17 • in Ancient Rome, Anthropology, Archaeology, Bioarchaeology, Bones, Excavation, Exhibition, History, News, Roman period • with Comments Off on Exhibition: Mass grave burial from Scupi – the dark side of archaeology

    On 21.12.2017 at the City museum of Skopje, very unusual exhibition entitled “Mass grave burial from Scupi – the dark side of archaeology”, was opened. The multimedia exhibition covers the anthropological and forensic research of the skeletons from the mass burial site at the southeastern necropolis of Scupi. During the archaeological excavations of 2011, on the eastern periphery of the necropolis, a grave was found that contained mass burial. Within the same excavations a burial ditch was discovered with uneven semicircular shape that contained more than 200 skeletons. The discovered movable material can be dated in

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  • Archaeologists Find First Venus Figurine in Croatia on Dugi Otok

    on Dec 11, 17 • in Archaeology, Art, Croatia, Excavation, News, Paleolithic, Prehistory • with Comments Off on Archaeologists Find First Venus Figurine in Croatia on Dugi Otok

    Archaeologists have come across another unique find in Vlakno cave on the island of Dugi Otok. Whilst researching Vlakno cave, archaeologists have discovered a Paleolithic Venus figurine in a layer more than 15,000-years-old, Zadarski.hr reports. The Paleolithic Venus figurine, which has been named Lili by archaeologists , is a unique find not only Croatia but also in Europe. Venus figurines are any Upper Paleolithic statuette usually portraying a woman, although there have been some depicting men and some engraved on rock or stones. Most have been unearthed in Europe and have small heads, wide hips, and legs that

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  • HAEMUS celebrated VINALIA RUSTICA

    on Dec 10, 17 • in Ancient Rome, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Cuisine, Culture, Education, History, Lecturing, Management, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS celebrated VINALIA RUSTICA

    On September 8, 2017, starting at 17:00 on the city square in Kavadarci, within the program SCUPINI ROMANI HAEMUS organized the performance “Vinalia Rustica”, an ancient Roman holiday dedicated to the grape harvest as the beginning of the program dedicated to the manifestation ,,Tikveski grozdober”, grape carnival in city of Kavadarci. The main aim of the event was wider promotion and popularization of the cultural heritage of the Roman period, as well as the contemporary Macedonian folk holidays, beliefs and customs. Within the performance the following items were included: – an educational part for the

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