Posts Tagged ‘Bone’

  • Book: Archaeotechnology – Studying Technology From Prehistory to the Middle Ages

    on Oct 30, 14 • in Archaeology, Bones, Book, Clay, Metal, News, Stone, Technology • with Comments Off on Book: Archaeotechnology – Studying Technology From Prehistory to the Middle Ages

    Archaeotechnology – Studying Technology From Prehistory to the Middle Ages edited by Dragana Antonović and Selena Vitezović Technology is a fascinating material expression of human culture, commonly regarded as an evidence of human triumph over nature. The human past was seen as a constant progress from “primitive” to “technologically advanced”, and even classiied after what is thought to be a dominating technique in a given period. Technological innovations were considered the main, if not the only driving forces that shape societies and cultures. A wider concept of technology, which goes beyond artefact analyses, which regards technology as

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  • Retouching Tools from Osseous Raw Materials in the Starčevo Culture

    on Jul 10, 14 • in Articles, Bioarchaeology, Bones, Neolithic, Serbia, Technology • with Comments Off on Retouching Tools from Osseous Raw Materials in the Starčevo Culture

    Selena Vitezović Retouching Tools from Osseous Raw Materials in the Starčevo Culture Abstract Tools from osseous materials were used for a variety of tasks during prehistoric times – for processing organic materials such as leather, hide, plant fibres; but they may have been also used for the manufacture of flint tools, as percussors, hammers, retouching tools, or anvils. These are relatively easily identifiable through characteristic use wear traces and numerous examples of them were noted on sites throughout Europe, covering the span from the Middle Palaeolithic to the Late Neolithic / Chalcolithic. These tools are

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  • The 10th meeting of the ICAZ Worked Bone Research Group – Belgrade 2014

    on Apr 11, 14 • in Archaeology, Bones, Conference, News • with Comments Off on The 10th meeting of the ICAZ Worked Bone Research Group – Belgrade 2014

    The 10th meeting of the ICAZ Worked Bone Research Group will be held from August, 25 to August, 30, 2014 in Belgrade, Serbia. It will be organised by Selena Vitezovic (Archaeological Institute, Belgrade), in cooperation with National museum, Belgrade. Abstract submission is now open. Please send your name (with affiliation and e-mail address), the abstract and the type of your contribution (paper/poster) until May, 20, 2014 to selenavitezovic@gmail.com. Conference fee: 2.400 RSD for PhD students and unemployed, 4.800 RSD for scholars (to be payed in cash, upon arrival), and includes: abstract book, coffee/tea during the sessions, welcome reception, gala dinner and visit to

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  • HAEMUS signs a cooperation agreement with ‘Ursus speleos’

    on Jun 11, 13 • in Archaeology, Management, Mesolithic, News, Our Activity, Paleolithic, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Speleology, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS signs a cooperation agreement with ‘Ursus speleos’

    On 09.06.2013, HAEMUS and ‘Ursus spelaeus‘ signed an agreement for scientific and fieldwork collaboration. ‘Ursus speleos‘ is a society professionally engaged with exploring, protecting and promoting of the Karst forms, caves and speleology in general in the Republic of Macedonia. Since 2011, with a special permission by the Macedonian Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning, ‘Ursus speleos‘ are managing the environments of the village of Slatina in central Macedonia, a speleological landscape with several natural monuments. The society owns the spelaeological home ‘Ursus speleos‘ in the village of Slatina near Makedonski Brod, a structure with

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