Archive for the ‘Architecture’ Category

  • HAEMUS part of the ‘Days of Macedonian cultural heritage’ in Azerbaijan

    on Nov 6, 14 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Cultural heritage, Etnology, Exhibition, News, Our Activity, Photo, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS part of the ‘Days of Macedonian cultural heritage’ in Azerbaijan

    From 8-12 November 2014 HAEMUS will be part of the event in Baku, Azerbaijan, entitle ‘Days of Macedonian cultural heritage‘. The folklore group “Drimkol” from Vevchani will have their performance, 3 short ethnological films will be displayed, there will be lectures, and an exhibition of photographs that will hang on the walls of the hall where the event will take place. HAEMUS gave to the organizers in Azerbaijan around 20 photos from its personal archive, for better presentation of the rich Macedonian cultural heritage. UPDATE Photo exhibition of HAEMUS archive in Azerbaijan within the event “Cultural heritage

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  • CfP: Movements, narratives, and landscapes. Zadar, 5-7 June 2015

    on Sep 1, 14 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Conference, Croatia, Cultural heritage, Culture, Ethnography, Etnology, History, Management, News, Preservation, Prospecting, Religion, Restoration, Technology, Tourism, Tradition • with Comments Off on CfP: Movements, narratives, and landscapes. Zadar, 5-7 June 2015

    International and interdisciplinary conference MOVEMENTS, NARRATIVES, AND LANDSCAPES University of Zadar 5th-7th June 2015 Through the development of technology, the informatization of society and political, geographical and historical changes to borders, it often seems that (non)movements and (im)mobility have become the dominant processes in our lives. Scholarly work on these processes has shown the ways, in which the landscapes through which people, things and ideas move, are laden with stories about past lives, present experiences and future becoming. People not only use landscapes, they also talk about and fashion them through narratives in such a

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  • What was revealed today in Amphipolis

    on Aug 24, 14 • in Ancient Greece, Architecture, Art, Excavation, Greece, Hellenistic period, History, News • with Comments Off on What was revealed today in Amphipolis

    24. August.2014 What did the archaeologists found under the base of the Sphinxes – Decorating with blue and red paint on the monument New, important discoveries have been brought to “light” today’s excavations in a funerary monument, the tomb of the caste KH Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, in Amphipolis. After the removal of the marble slabs of the monument, which revealed the entire marble sphinxes, found at the entrance to the tomb, on Thursday the archaeligists removed with extreme caution soils which were behind the statues, at a depth of about two meters and wide

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  • 2,800-Year-Old Zigzag Art Found in Greek Tomb

    on Aug 22, 14 • in Archaeology, Archaic period, Architecture, Art, Bones, Excavation, Greece, News • with Comments Off on 2,800-Year-Old Zigzag Art Found in Greek Tomb

    Archaeologists working at the ancient city of Corinth, Greece, have discovered a tomb dating back around 2,800 years that has pottery decorated with zigzagging designs. The tomb was built sometime between 800 B.C. and 760 B.C., a time when Corinth was emerging as a major power and Greeks were colonizing the coasts of the Mediterranean Sea. The tomb itself consists of a shaft and burial pit, the pit having a limestone sarcophagus that is about 5.8 feet (1.76 meters) long, 2.8 feet (0.86 m) wide and 2.1 feet (0.63 m) high. When researchers opened the

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  • Polish archaeologists discovered medieval bath in Albania

    on Jul 21, 14 • in Archaeology, Architecture, News, Ottoman period, Turkey • with Comments Off on Polish archaeologists discovered medieval bath in Albania

    Polish archaeologists discovered a fourteenth-century bath in northwestern Albania. This is the oldest object of this type studied so far in Albania – told PAP Prof. Piotr Dyczek of the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe Research Centre of the University of Warsaw.     The greatest discovery this year was Turkish bath – hammam, with central heating system. Buildings of this type became common in the Ottoman Empire in the fifteenth century. “Our object seems to be a hundred years older – believes Prof. Dyczek. – We know very few early hammams. This makes our discovery

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  • HAEMUS was shooting promotional documentary about Macedonian heritage with ARTE

    on Jul 7, 14 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Cultural heritage, Culture, Documentary, Education, Management, News, Our Activity, Photo, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period, Serbia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS was shooting promotional documentary about Macedonian heritage with ARTE

    ARTE.tv the German/French production was shooting documentary about the Macedonian cultural heritage and Haemus took part in it. The filming took place on June 11th 2014 at the archaeological site Stobi, which is open air museum open all the year around and National Institution which works at preserving the cultural heritage of the region. Our own Field Archeologist and founder of HAEMUS, Ms Vasilka Dimitrovska MSc was the designated archaeologist and tour guide for the program, something which is part of her everyday work. HAEMUS would like to extend enormous thanks to the Agency for Promotion & Support of

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