Posts Tagged ‘art’

  • HAEMUS joined the humanitarian art sale for helping flooded people

    on Aug 22, 16 • in Art, Culture, Exhibition, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off


    Macedonia declared state of emergency. Skopje, the city where the team of HAMUS live and work was flooded after terrible weather. On 6 August 2016 starting around 6 pm, a storm with strong winds and flooding hit Skopje and the western parts of the country, leaving at least 23 people dead and dozens injured or missing. More that 200000 citizens on the territory of the capital of the Republic of Macedonia stayed without homes. In order to help to flooded people HAEMUS joined the art humanitarian action organized as citizen initiative by few Macedonian artists such as Vladimir

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  • ALDA ISH - WWI on the Macedonian Front: Remembrance through the cultural heritage

    on May 10, 16 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Contemporary history, Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, History, News, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism, WW I • with Comments Off


    ALDA International Summer School First World War on the Macedonian Front: Remembrance through the cultural heritage For this Summer school we propose a multidisciplinary approach on the subject of the First World War on the Macedonian front. The speakers on the Summer school will be various international experts and researchers who will contribute with different perspectives on this complex conflict. We offer a unique interdisciplinary, interactive experience with on the field visits of the remains of the Macedonian Front in the Republic of Macedonia. This summer school is a result of several years’ work in

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  • Exhibition: Mediaeval gold and silver in the Archaeological museum in Zagreb

    on Nov 16, 14 • in Archaeology, Art, Croatia, Exhibition, Middle Ages, News • with Comments Off

    Mediaeval_gold_silver_Archaeological_museum_ Zagreb

    Organized by: Archaeological museum in Zagreb Venue:  Archaeological museum in Zagreb,  Trg N. Š. Zrinskog 19 , Zagreb Duration: November 20th, 2014. – February 15th, 2015. Author of the exhibition: Željko Demo Author of the display: Mario Beusan Technical realisation: the AMZ technicians Scope: 128 objects, 8 drawings, 30 boards with photographs Web: Type: archaeological, temporary, travelling Users: all Subject: The exhibition project Mediaeval gold and silver in the Archaeological museum in Zagreb intends to present, display and interpret to the general public some selected objects of Croatian cultural and historical heritage kept at mediaeval collections of Croatian

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  • Roman camp in Bulgaria yields numerous artefacts

    on Oct 3, 14 • in Archaeology, Art, Bulgaria, Excavation, Late antique, News, Roman period • with Comments Off


    More than 300 coins from the first to sixth centuries AD and hundreds of objects made of bronze, glass, bone and antlers have been unearthed by archaeologists during the excavations in Novae near Svishtov in Bulgaria. Three unique, finely crafted bronze figurines found found  at the dig site [Credit: J. Recław] “The August campaign has brought a very rich archaeological crop in the form of luxury items used by Roman legionnaires. Curiosities include dagger handles made of ivory”, said Prof. Piotr Dyczek, head of research. The work also yielded important findings concerning the architectural solutions

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  • 2,800-Year-Old Zigzag Art Found in Greek Tomb

    on Aug 22, 14 • in Archaeology, Archaic period, Architecture, Art, Bones, Excavation, Greece, News • with Comments Off


    Archaeologists working at the ancient city of Corinth, Greece, have discovered a tomb dating back around 2,800 years that has pottery decorated with zigzagging designs. The tomb was built sometime between 800 B.C. and 760 B.C., a time when Corinth was emerging as a major power and Greeks were colonizing the coasts of the Mediterranean Sea. The tomb itself consists of a shaft and burial pit, the pit having a limestone sarcophagus that is about 5.8 feet (1.76 meters) long, 2.8 feet (0.86 m) wide and 2.1 feet (0.63 m) high. When researchers opened the

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  • World’s earliest erotic graffiti found in unlikely setting on Aegean island

    on Jul 8, 14 • in Ancient Greece, Archaeology, Art, Greece, News • with Comments Off

    Erotic graffiti on Aegean island of Astypalaia

    Racy inscriptions and phalluses carved into Astypalaia’s rocky peninsula shed light on very private lives of ancient Greece Wild, windswept, rocky and remote, Astypalaia is not an obvious place for the unearthing of some of the world’s earliest erotic graffiti. Certainly, Dr Andreas Vlachopoulos, a specialist in prehistoric archaeology, didn’t think so when he began fieldwork on the Aegean island four years ago. Until he chanced upon a couple of racy inscriptions and large phalluses carved into Astypalaia’s rocky peninsula at Vathy. The inscriptions, both dating to the fifth and sixth centuries BC, were “so

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