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  • HAEMUS organizes an educational Skopje Ottoman Heritage tour for International Museum Day 2014

    on May 9, 14 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Cultural heritage, Education, News, Ottoman period, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS organizes an educational Skopje Ottoman Heritage tour for International Museum Day 2014

    UNESCO Club HAEMUS with the support of the City Museum of Skopje and Macedonia Vision (incoming tourist program by SAVANA Tourist Enterprises), for the International Museum Day 2014, organizes an educational ‘Skopje Ottoman Heritage tour‘. Date: 18.05.2014 (Sunday) Meeting point: at the gate of the Old Bazaar (entrance from Bit Pazar) Time: 10:00 to 13:00 pm Type: Half day walking tour Guide: Dimitrovska Vasilka, archaeologist and licensed tourist guide Host: HAEMUS – center for scientific research and promotion of culture Partners: City Museum of Skopje and SAVANA Tourist Enterprises Ottoman heritage tour of Skopje includes

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  • King’s tomb becoming center of attraction in western Turkey

    on Jan 2, 14 • in Archaeology, Cultural heritage, History, Management, News, Roman period, Tourism, Turkey, UNESCO • with Comments Off on King’s tomb becoming center of attraction in western Turkey

    Karia King Hekatomnas’ tomb and its surrounding are expected to make western province of Muğla a center of attraction. Excavations are continuing in the region to create an archaeological area to draw tourists The tomb of Karia King Hekatomnas and the Sacred Area, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage Temporary List and considered as one of the most important historical artwork discovered in the last century, is expected to be included in the permanent list soon. The archaeological area is located in the Hisarbaşı neighborhood in the western province of Muğla. It was discovered

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  • HAEMUS visited Archaeo Park ‘Brazda’

    on Nov 27, 13 • in Ancient Greece, Antiquty, Archaeology, Management, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS visited Archaeo Park ‘Brazda’

    On 23.11.2013, the team of HAEMUS visited the Archaeological Park ‘Brazda’, near Skopje. Brazda lies 10 km north of the center of Skopje in the south – west foot of the mountain Skopska Crna Gora. The remains of a fortified early antique settlement (7-4 B.C ) lie on the southern and western slope of the flattened top of Gradiste hill, it is deployed in several terraces , on the surface of 4.5 Ha. The tomb in Brazda is not fully excavated nor fully explored, in order to make a full judgment about it. However, more

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  • Still-active cistern beneath Istanbul mosque

    on Oct 7, 13 • in History, News, Ottoman period, Tourism, Turkey • with Comments Off on Still-active cistern beneath Istanbul mosque

    Those tired of the waiting line to enter Sultanahmet’s famous Basilica Cistern will soon have another visiting option following the discovery of a still-active cistern beneath Nuruosmaniye Mosque next to the Grand Bazaar. The 265-year-old cistern was only discovered during renovations to the mosque, according to Foundations Istanbul Provincial Director İbrahim Özekinci. “We removed 420 trucks’ worth of slime from the cistern. Then the magnificent gallery, cistern and water gauge became visible. The Ottomans used a modern system according to contemporary earthquake regulations. This cistern is really a magnificent one, it is very special. All

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  • Publications: Early Christian wall paintings from the Episcopal basilica in Stobi

    on Oct 2, 13 • in Book, Christianity, Cultural heritage, News, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period, Tourism • with Comments Off on Publications: Early Christian wall paintings from the Episcopal basilica in Stobi

    Booklet from the exhibition Early Christian Wall Paintings from the Episcopal Basilica in Stobi as part of the project for conservation of the frescoes, financed by the American Embassy in Skopje. The project was conducted during 2010 and 2011, while the exhibition happened in May 2012 in the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia. Source: stobi.mk Stobi is the most famous and the biggest archaeological site from Roman and Early Christian period in the Republic of Macedinia. You can read more info about Stobi at http://haemus.org.mk/stobi

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  • CfP: Conference – Culture and civilization in the Lower Danube

    on Aug 28, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Conference, Education, History, Management, Museum, News, Romania, Tourism • with Comments Off on CfP: Conference – Culture and civilization in the Lower Danube

    The international session “Culture and civilization in the Lower Danube” (East and West Sixteenth Edition) will take place from October 14-17th at the Muzeul Dunării de Jos – Călărași (Romania). Calarasi-Razgrad, Ruse 2013 The abstracts should be sent in a foreign language with summary in Romanian, until September 10th and the articles will be included in the museum’s publication: “Culture and civilization in the Lower Danube” (volumes XXX-XXXI). Official language of the conference is English, French and German. The following thematic sessions are part of the conference: – Lower Danube between the Balkans and Carpathians. Identities and cultural

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