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  • Stone tool workshops by HAEMUS – The stories written in stone

    on Mar 23, 14 • in Archaeology, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Workshop • with Comments Off

    Stone tool workshop II by HAEMUS

    In February and March HAEMUS organized a public stone tools workshops at the the Museum of the Old Bazaar, entitled  “The stories written in stone”. The aim of this project hosted by Vasilka Dimitrovska, president of HAEMUS and specialist for prehistoric stone tools was educating the students of archaeology about the stone tool typology, technology and use-wear analyses.The workshops joint the students from both, the University department of archaeology in Skopje and the University department of archaeology in Shtip. Topic 1: Introduction to the world of prehistoric stone tools; Topic 2: Basic principles and criteria

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  • Byzantine lady’s face revealed, given name of Maria

    on Feb 4, 14 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Byzantine, News, Turkey • with Comments Off

    The 1,000-year-old skeleton was restructured and named Maria.

      The face of a 1,000-year-old skeleton, which was unearthed during the Marmaray project excavations in Istanbul’s Yenikapı, was restructured by the Yıldız Technical University Istanbul Historic Peninsula Application and Research Center Biological Material Inspection Commission. The skeleton was named Maria by the commission president Mehmet Görgülü because it was the most popular name in that era. This ancient lady is estimated to have been 30 years old when she died, had red hair and was a member of one of the noble Byzantium families. Görgülü, who is a general surgery and medical sciences specialist,

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