Posts Tagged ‘Ancient Macedonia’

  • Exhibition and book – Lychnidos in the shadow of Isis with Celtic warriors and golden face of a Macedonian king

    on Dec 27, 14 • in Archaeology, Art, Book, Classical period, Craft, Cultural heritage, Exhibition, Hellenistic period, Museum, News, Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia • with Comments Off on Exhibition and book – Lychnidos in the shadow of Isis with Celtic warriors and golden face of a Macedonian king

    An international exhibition “The golden faces of Macedonian kings – Macedonians and Celts from the Ohrid region”, was result of an EU-funded project “Clash of Cultures”. It was coordinated by the University of Primorska in cooperation with the Archaeological Museum of Macedonia, the Kelten Romer Museum in Manching (Germany), the Museum of Losinj in Croatia, the Institute for Protection of Cultural Monuments in Ohrid and City Museum of Negotiono (Macedonia) Most of the artifacts from this exhibition today are displayed in the Archaeological Museum of Macedonia in Skopje and in the so called ‘Golden room&#

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  • Miniature Objects from the Archaic Tombs of Macedonia

    on Sep 23, 14 • in Archaeology, Articles, Greece, Hellenistic period, History • with Comments Off on Miniature Objects from the Archaic Tombs of Macedonia

    Nathalie Del Socorro Miniature Objects from the Archaic Tombs of Macedonia  Abstract A number of miniature objects in the shape of carts, tables, chairs, spits and spit holders have been found inside archaic tombs in the region of Macedonia. Their signification is difficult to determine as many different hypothesis have been formulated. However, it would seem that they were used as both status and gender markers. Most of these objects were made ouf of iron, but some bronze examples have also been found.   Keywords: miniature objects, iron, bronze, archaic tombs, Ancient Macedonia Reference: Del Socorro

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