Archive for the ‘Cultural heritage’ Category

  • UNESCO places Romania’s Horezu ceramics on the list of intangible cultural heritage

    on Dec 7, 12 • in Cultural heritage, News, Pottery, Romania, UNESCO • with Comments Off on UNESCO places Romania’s Horezu ceramics on the list of intangible cultural heritage

    The famous Romanian ceramics of Horezu are now on the Representative List of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, following a decision of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage that met in Paris, on December 6. “Romania now ranks 42nd out of 122 countries, with 31 historical and natural monuments on the UNESCO Heritage List and 3 elements of intangible heritage on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (the Căluşari ritual dance, the Doina song and now the Horezu ceramics), which means that our country

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  • Adam of Macedonia

    on Dec 6, 12 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Articles, Book, Cultural heritage, Exhibition, Neolithic, News, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Adam of Macedonia

    Exhibition Title: Adam of Macedonia Date: 11.12. 2012 Time: 20:00 Place: City museum of Skopje On December 11, 2012, starting at 8:00 pm, the Skopje City Museum will host two events associated with the Neolithic site Govrlevo near Skopje. The permanent archaeological exhibit of the Skopje city museum will be augmented by the addition of “Adam of Govrlevo” – a Neolithic figurine, consisting of a male ceramic torso, discovered in the year 2000. In addition, the Museum will present the monograph “Cerje-Govrlevo, Milos Bilbija”, dedicated to the archaeologist who discovered and evaluated the site of

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  • HAEMUS loves Wikipedia

    on Dec 5, 12 • in Cultural heritage, Internet, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS loves Wikipedia

    HAEMUS is frequently collaborating with Wikimedia Macedonia in order to improve the contents of the Wikipedia in Macedonian language. HAEMUS recognizes that Wikipedia is a frequently-used source of information; therefore, our collaborators tend to ensure that all topics concerning the history, archaeology and cultural heritage of Macedonia are adequately reflected in the pages of this digital reference database, but also that they are well-written, professionally accurate, informative and accessible. Wiki marathon 14.03.2012 HAEMUS helps recruit Wikipedia volunteers, mainly students of history, archaeology and classical philology; after attending instructional classes on working with Mediawiki, organized by the Metamorphosis Foundation

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  • Sion Treasures to return home

    on Dec 4, 12 • in Cultural heritage, News, Turkey • with Comments Off on Sion Treasures to return home

    A large mosaic tabloid will return to Turkey within the month as well as a winged seahorse brooch by the end of 2013, according to Culture and Tourism Minister Ertuğrul Günay. Speaking at the Second International Resort Tourism Congress in Antalya, Günay said that the brooch was the most important of the artifacts that Turkey has recently gathered. “The brooch will come from Berlin and we are trying to complete this procedure. We are working in accordance with diplomatic and museum rules.” Sion Treasures Sion Treasures accidentally found in the ancient city of Corydella and

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  • Çatalhöyük: Shrine of the Hunters

    on Dec 4, 12 • in Cultural heritage, News, Turkey, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Çatalhöyük: Shrine of the Hunters

    The ‘Shrine of the Hunters’ is an archaeological reconstruction of a level 5 house from Çatalhöyük. It was originally excavated in the 1960’s by James Mellaart and aside from a few informational illustrations, has had surprisingly little coverage. One of the most decorated houses ever found at the site, this piece began as the focus of a MSc Dissertation by Grant Cox during the Virtual Pasts course at the University of Southampton and has since evolved into an animation. Original source: http://goo.gl/Ydhh

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  • Haemus – an e-journal for the history and archaeology of the Balkan peninsula

    on Dec 3, 12 • in Cultural heritage, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with No Comments

    Dear colleagues, contributors and scholars, We are pleased to announce the establishment of HAEMUS, a new academic e-journal devoted to the history and archaeology of the Balkan Peninsula. On this site, you will find details about our aims, our activities and our forthcoming publications. We hope that the different profiles of the contributors, as well as the articles dealing with a va­riety of topics and aspects, will help accredit HAEMUS as a stable, peer-reviewed journal of quality that can serve as a source of knowledge on the Balkan Peninsula through the ages. By adopting a

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