Archive for the ‘Bronze age’ Category

  • Game of Thrones – an educational tour to Kokino by HAEMUS

    on Nov 19, 16 • in Archaeology, Bronze age, Cultural heritage, Culture, Education, Geography, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on Game of Thrones – an educational tour to Kokino by HAEMUS

    On 16.10.2016 in order to celebrate the International Day of Archaeology 2016, the Center for Scientific Research and Promotion of Culture “HAEMUS” organized the “Game of Thrones – an educational tour to Kokino”, a full day excursion to one of the most prominent archaeological sites in the Republic of Macedonia. The promotional character of this event  was to popularize Macedonian archaeology and cultural heritage in general. The event was organized by the UNESCO Club HAEMUS, under UNESCO motto of the “Open Educational Resources” (OER), in collaboration with the Archaeological Institute of America, in cooperation with the

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  • HAEMUS joins the International Archaeology Day 2016

    on Aug 31, 16 • in Archaeology, Bronze age, Culture, Education, Geography, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS joins the International Archaeology Day 2016

    To celebrate the International Day of Archaeology 2016, the Center for Scientific Research and Promotion of Culture “HAEMUS” – Skopje organizes the “Game of Thrones – an educational tour to Kokino”, a full day excursion starting at 08:00, on October 16, 2016 (Sunday). The event is of promotional character and 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 public participation in different

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  • Tips and tricks how to get to Kokino – the oldest ancient astronomical observatory on the Balkans

    on Jul 24, 16 • in Archaeology, Articles, Bronze age, Cultural heritage, Geography, Management, News, Our Activity, Photo, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on Tips and tricks how to get to Kokino – the oldest ancient astronomical observatory on the Balkans

    Kokino, an archaeological site from Bronze Age period and a prehistoric archaeo-astronomical observatory gain the attention of scientists and media since the moment it was discovered in 2001. Archaeologically tested and astronomically proved, this advanced community which settled Kokino around 1800 BC, used very complicated mathematical equations for observing the sky and the celestial phenomena. We are very lucky they left marks around the stones and rock in shape of markers while observing the rising of the sun during the summer and winter solstice, spring and fall equinox and many other things in the time

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  • Massive ancient underground city discovered in Turkey’s Nevşehir

    on Jan 1, 15 • in Archaeology, Bronze age, Excavation, News, Turkey • with Comments Off on Massive ancient underground city discovered in Turkey’s Nevşehir

    With 2014 soon coming to an end, potentially the year’s biggest archeological discovery of an underground city has come from Turkey’s Central Anatolian province of Nevşehir, which is known world-wide for its Fairy Chimneys rock formation. The city was discovered by means of Turkey’s Housing Development Administration’s (TOKİ) urban transformation project. Some 1,500 buildings were destructed located in and around the Nevşehir fortress, and the underground city was discovered when the earthmoving to construct new buildings had started. TOKİ Head Mehmet Ergün Turan said the area where the discovery was made was announced as an

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  • Burial ground from late Bronze Age Found in Platamonas

    on Dec 28, 14 • in Archaeology, Bronze age, Excavation, Greece, News • with Comments Off on Burial ground from late Bronze Age Found in Platamonas

    Excavations in Platamonas, Pieria, northern Greece, have unearthed an ancient settlement and burial ground that belongs in the late Bronze Age, around 1500 B.C. The discovery was made in parallel to the construction of the new national highway and was officially announced by archaeologist Sofia Koulidou, head of Pieria’s Ephorate of Antiquities. Archaeologists found 19 graves, some of them containing several objects such as Mycenaean style clay pots, bronze hoops, bone beads, bronze knives, clay flywheels, engraved stones and others. Some of the graves were very small and probably belong to children. The remains of

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  • Meet the KORYVANTES – Association of Historical Studies

    on Oct 12, 14 • in Anthropology, Antiquty, Archaeology, Archaic period, Bronze age, Classical period, Craft, Cultural heritage, Design, Documentary, Education, Greece, Hellenistic period, History, Iron Age, Lecturing, Middle Ages, News • with Comments Off on Meet the KORYVANTES – Association of Historical Studies

      HAEMUS and Koryvantes in Domus Scientarium Viminacium 2012 The team of HAEMUS had a great pleasure and opportunity to met twice the members of  “KORYVANTES”, the Association of Historical Studies, which is a cultural organisation with the main aim to research and apply experimentally the Military Heritage of the Greeks from the Bronze Age to the late Byzantium. “Koryvantes” (in Greek ΚΟΡΥΒΑΝΤΕΣ) together with HAEMUS participated in the conferences held in Viminacium (in 2012 and 2014) preforming the so called Historical reenactment, which is an educational or entertainment activity in which people follow a plan to recreate

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