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  • Book: Squaring the Circle – Neolithic Way (Balkans)

    on Oct 12, 14 • in Archaeology, Book, Internet, Neolithic, News, Pottery, Prehistory, Serbia • with Comments Off on Book: Squaring the Circle – Neolithic Way (Balkans)

    Original title Ненад Н. Тасић НЕОЛИТСКА КВАДРАТУРА КРУГА The book in front of you comes as an invitation and a teaser for the revival of interest in the complex enigmas of the Neolithic period of the Central Balkan region. For that reason, this book tackles diverse subjects from different perspectives and involves some of the most important and yet unsolved questions. These are the initial settling down of Neolithic communities, their taming of nature, the importance of salt, infant nutrition and its role at the beginning of the Neolithic period, and the periodization of the Early

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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 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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  • CfP – Viminacium Symposium 2014

    on May 26, 14 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Conference, Management, News, Serbia • with Comments Off on CfP – Viminacium Symposium 2014

    Archaeological Institute and Archaeological park Viminacium are pleased to announce call for presentations for the Second International Symposium at Viminacim, which will be held at Viminacium from September 29th to October 3rd, 2014. The symposium is a part of the European OpenArch Project dedicated to promotion, organization and management of open air museums and archaeological parks. The symposium consists of two main parts: the first is for partners of the OpenArch Project while the second is for participants from Serbia and from the neighbouring countries, who are involved in the topic notified in sessions. We

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  • HAEMUS will take part in the XXXVII Annual meeting of the SAS

    on Apr 18, 14 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Conference, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Serbia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS will take part in the XXXVII Annual meeting of the SAS

    Members of HAEMUS will take part at the upcoming XXXVII Annual meeting of the Serbian Archaeological Society, scheduled for May, 29 -31, 2014 in Kragujevac,  Serbia. The following abstract will be included in thematic sessions as a part of the conference Identification of the Ancient Mines and Quarries for chipping stone tools in Prehistoric Macedonia Vasilka Dimitrovska*, Ivica Milevski** *HAEMUS – Center for scientific research and promotion of culture, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, e-mail: dimitrovska@haemus.org.mk ** University “St. Cyril and Methodus”, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Institute of Geography, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, e-mail: ivica@iunona.pmf.ukim.edu.mk Abstract This paper deals with the

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  • Second conference – Imperialism and Identities at the Edges of the Roman World

    on Apr 6, 14 • in Ancient Rome, Anthropology, Archaeology, Conference, History, News, Roman period, Serbia • with Comments Off on Second conference – Imperialism and Identities at the Edges of the Roman World

    IMPERIALISM AND IDENTITIES AT THE EDGES OF THE ROMAN WORLD 2 PETNICA SCIENCE CENTER SEPTEMBER 18-22nd, 2014. Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Archaeology, University of Belgrade Faculty of Philosophy, Department of History, University of Novi Sad Petnica Science Center We are happy to announce the call for papers for the second conference Imperialism and Identities at the Edges of the Roman World. he conference covers the range of topics including the social interactions directly or indirectly connected to the Roman sociopolitical system operating for several centuries in the Mediterranean and continental parts of Europe, Asia and

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