Archive for the ‘Bioarchaeology’ Category

  • Settlements, culture and population dynamics in Balkan prehistory – Abstracts of the oral and poster presentations

    on Mar 8, 15 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Bioarchaeology, Conference, Education, Lecturing, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Settlements, culture and population dynamics in Balkan prehistory – Abstracts of the oral and poster presentations

    HAEMUS on partnership with City museum of Skopje, EXARC and EU Infocentre is organizing the Balkan Prehistoric conference 2015 entitled “Settlements, culture and population dynamics in Balkan prehistory”, in Skopje, 13-14. March 2015. FULL PROGRAMME Official web site: http://balkanprehistory2015.com/ 12.03.2015 – 19:00 – PUBLIC LECTURES – City Museum of Skopje Dragoş Gheorghiu and team (Doctoral studies, National University of Arts, Bucharest) The Time Maps Project (www.timemaps.net) Ljubo Fidanoski (City Museum of Skopje) It’s a bird… It’s a pot… It’s an askos: One specific vessel type from the Balkan Neolithic 13.03.2015 – EU Infocenter  09:00-15:00 – REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS 09:30-10:00 – OPENING CEREMONY 10:00-10:15 – Coffee Break 10:15-17:55

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  • Faunal Remains from Pigi Athinas, a Late Neolithic Settlement in Aegean (Thessaly, Greece)

    on Aug 7, 14 • in Articles, Bioarchaeology, Bones, Greece, News • with Comments Off on Faunal Remains from Pigi Athinas, a Late Neolithic Settlement in Aegean (Thessaly, Greece)

    Jean Cantuel Faunal Remains from Pigi Athinas, a Late Neolithic Settlement in Aegean (Thessaly, Greece) Abstract The zooarchaeological study of the settlement of Pigi Athinas shows a significant proportion occupied by cattle compared to other animals, which seems original in the Aegean world where breeding is usually based on caprines (goat and sheep). Also, this study helps us to better understand animal use and, the way of life of the Neolithic population.   Keywords: Zooarchaeology, Neolithic, Greece, Breeding strategy, Environment Reference: CANTUEL J., Faunal Remains from Pigi Athinas, a Late Neolithic Settlement in Aegean (Thessaly, Greece), Haemus journal Vol.

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  • Retouching Tools from Osseous Raw Materials in the Starčevo Culture

    on Jul 10, 14 • in Articles, Bioarchaeology, Bones, Neolithic, Serbia, Technology • with Comments Off on Retouching Tools from Osseous Raw Materials in the Starčevo Culture

    Selena Vitezović Retouching Tools from Osseous Raw Materials in the Starčevo Culture Abstract Tools from osseous materials were used for a variety of tasks during prehistoric times – for processing organic materials such as leather, hide, plant fibres; but they may have been also used for the manufacture of flint tools, as percussors, hammers, retouching tools, or anvils. These are relatively easily identifiable through characteristic use wear traces and numerous examples of them were noted on sites throughout Europe, covering the span from the Middle Palaeolithic to the Late Neolithic / Chalcolithic. These tools are

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  • HAEMUS published Haemus journal Vol.2 (2013)

    on Apr 23, 14 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Bioarchaeology, Book, Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, History, Internet, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS published Haemus journal Vol.2 (2013)

    It is our privilege and great pleasure to announce the second issue of Haemus journal, entitled HAEMUS Journal Vol.2 (2013), an electronic journal for the history and archaeology of the Balkan peninsula, but also covering a wide range of related interdisciplinary topics. The aim of the journal, which is based on the principles of open educational resources and Creative Commons licenses – is to gather and present the latest developments in the historiography and archaeological research of the Balkans, both in terms of methodology and in terms of content. The content of the journal is based on

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