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  • Viminacium To Mark Anniversary Of Edict Of Milan

    on May 11, 13 • in Ancient Rome, Archaeology, Architecture, Christianity, Exhibition, History, News, Serbia • with Comments Off on Viminacium To Mark Anniversary Of Edict Of Milan

    The archaeological park Viminacium will be the centre of celebration of 17 centuries of the Edict of Milan on May 18 when an exhibition dedicated to Constantine the Great and the birth of Christianity in the territory of Serbia. Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Aida will be performed in the park as part of the celebration. The exhibition on Constantine the Great and the Edict of Milan in 3013 and the birth of Christianity in Roman provinces in Serbia will present 180 first class cultural artefacts discovered in the territory of Serbia. The exhibition aims to present the

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  • CALL FOR PAPERS: XXXVI Annual meeting of the SAS

    on Mar 17, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Conference, News, Serbia • with Comments Off on CALL FOR PAPERS: XXXVI Annual meeting of the SAS

    CALL FOR PAPERS XXXVI Annual Meeting of the Serbian Archaeological Society 30 May – 1 June 2013 Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia   Dear colleagues, XXVI Annual meeting of the Serbian archaeological society will be held in Novi Sad in Vojvodina Museum from 30 May to 1 June 2013. The following thematic sessions are suggested for the participants: Archaeotechnology: studying technology from prehistory to the Middle Ages (session convenors: Selena Vitezović and Dragana Antonović) Reconstructing prehistoric food sources and food habits: procurement,preparation and presentation of food in the Neolithic Balkans (session convenors: Dragana Filipović, Selena Vitezović,

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  • CONFERENCE: “ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARKS” 2013 – TRASP Serbia

    on Feb 26, 13 • in Ancient Rome, Conference, Cultural heritage, Management, News, Roman period, Serbia, Tourism • with Comments Off on CONFERENCE: “ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARKS” 2013 – TRASP Serbia

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  • Germany returns lost ancient artifacts to Kosovo

    on Feb 25, 13 • in Archaeology, Art, Kosovo, Museum, Neolithic, News, Serbia • with Comments Off on Germany returns lost ancient artifacts to Kosovo

    Kosovo’s culture minister on Friday said Germany had returned seven millennia-old artifacts that were smuggled out during the 1998-1999 war with Serbia and were unexpectedly found in a German police raid, AFP reports. The seven terracotta items, including a small bowl, date back to the neolithic era, between 3,500 to 4,000 BC. They were found by German police in an unrelated investigation against two Serbs several years ago, Memli Krasniqi said, adding that it took a while to confirm the items came from Kosovo. According to the minister, Serbia stole scores of artefacts from Kosovo during the

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  • Farming Arrived in Europe with Asian Migrants, Isotopic Study Reveals

    on Feb 24, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Mesolithic, Neolithic, News, Romania, Serbia • with Comments Off on Farming Arrived in Europe with Asian Migrants, Isotopic Study Reveals

    Strontium isotope data from the Danube Gorges in the north-central Balkan show Europe’s first farmers were immigrants. “One of the big questions in European archaeology has been whether farming was brought or borrowed from the Near East,” said Dr Douglas Price of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who co-authored a paper published in the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr Price with colleague Dr Dusan Boric of Cardiff University, the UK, measured strontium isotopes in the teeth of 153 humans from Neolithic burials (6,200 B.C.) in an area known as the Danube Gorges

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  • Exhibition: ‘Resplendent Dress From Southeastern Europe’

    on Feb 18, 13 • in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, Exhibition, Kosovo, Montenegro, News, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia • with Comments Off on Exhibition: ‘Resplendent Dress From Southeastern Europe’

    The countries of southeastern Europe maintain some of the most elaborate and diverse traditions of dress in western Eurasia. Beyond their beauty and their importance as markers of identity in a landscape of great cultural diversity, these garments also preserve strong traces of the developmental stages of modern “Western” dress, which begins with a simple string skirt. “Resplendent Dress From Southeastern Europe: A History in Layers” ― on view at the Fowler Museum at UCLA from March 10 through July 14 ― explores the traditional garments of 12 small countries and shows the major historical

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