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  • Remains of 5 people found in Amphipolis tomb

    on Jan 20, 15 • in Ancient Greece, Anthropology, Antiquty, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Bones, Excavation, Greece, News • with Comments Off on Remains of 5 people found in Amphipolis tomb

    The Greek Ministry of Culture has announced the long-awaited results of the analysis on the bones found inside the 4th century BC tomb uncovered in Amphipolis in northern Greece, and the news is quite unexpected – the bones belong to not one, but five individuals, pointing to the likelihood that it is a family tomb. The tomb is located within Kasta Hill in what was once the ancient city of Amphipolis, conquered by Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great, in 357 BC. Experts have known about the existence of the burial mound

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  • Unique Roman bath in Central Anatolian town

    on Dec 10, 14 • in Archaeology, Architecture, News, Roman period, Tourism, Turkey • with Comments Off on Unique Roman bath in Central Anatolian town

    An ancient bath in the Central Anatolian province of Yozgat’s Sarıkaya district is one of the rare early Roman-era artifacts that still survive. The bath, called Basilica Therma, was a thermal center in the Roman era. Work has continued to open the bath to tourism. Yozgat Governor Abdulkadir Yazıcı said the bath is a significant historical artifact for Turkey. “This place was also a center from where the eastern part of the empire was administered. Roman soldiers used this place to take a rest before setting sail,” Yazıcı said. He said the figure of a

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  • 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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