Posts Tagged ‘Neolithic’

  • Video: Blazevska and Nazim – The Textile Impressions from Neolithic Settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia

    on Dec 11, 15 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Conference, Craft, Design, Ethnography, Etnology, Neolithic, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Video: Blazevska and Nazim – The Textile Impressions from Neolithic Settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia

    Zlata Blazeska (Department of archaeology, University of Skopje, Skopje), Jasemin Nazim (Museum of Macedonia, Skopje) The Textile Impressions from Neolithic Settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia A series of negative impressions in clay have been recovered during the excavations at Neolithic settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia. At all impressions has identified the same technique of craftsmanship – weft twining with paired weft. Textile impressions are distinguished according to the thickness of the weft threads used and their density. Weft twining is a very old technique and is considered to be halfway between some prehistoric

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  • Video: Goce Naumov – The Neolithic Figurines and Anthropomorphic House Models in the Republic of Macedonia

    on Dec 8, 15 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Conference, Ethnography, Etnology, Neolithic, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Technology • with Comments Off on Video: Goce Naumov – The Neolithic Figurines and Anthropomorphic House Models in the Republic of Macedonia

    Goce Naumov (Euro Balkan University, Skopje) Of Miniatures and Hybrids: The Neolithic Figurines and Anthropomorphic House Models in the Republic of Macedonia The figurines and anthropomorphic ceramic hybrids in the Balkan Neolithic were often over generalized in the archaeological interpretation. Mostly, they were identified with a pantheon of goddesses or recently as anonymous individuals representing the Neolithic perception of human body. Obviously these two directions of interpretation are not convincing and generally are based on data not studied thoroughly. They are essentially established on assumptions inspired only by the published images of artifacts and not

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  • Video: Catherine Commenge – Some Evidence from Tumba Madzhari, Republic of Macedonia

    on Dec 5, 15 • in Archaeology, Conference, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Video: Catherine Commenge – Some Evidence from Tumba Madzhari, Republic of Macedonia

    Catherine Commenge (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique – CNRS, Paris) Technical Systems and the Social Dynamics of the Transmission of the “Neolithic package” in the Southwestern Balkans: Some Evidence from Tumba Madzhari, Republic of Macedonia Technical studies that consider technical choices and the “know-how” behind technical processes, closely dependent on the identity of their makers and on their sources of tradition in manufacturing, are a fruitful field for appreciating processes of cultural transmission and spatiotemporal dynamics. The very genesis of those technical systems has to be examined in so far as processes have already

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  • Book: Cerje – Govrlevo and Miloš Bilbija

    on Feb 21, 15 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Book, News, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Book: Cerje – Govrlevo and Miloš Bilbija

    Ljubo Fidanoski Cerje – Govrlevo and Miloš Bilbija The Balkan Peninsula has long been known for its rich history, culture and tradition. Many different cultures with different views of the world and their immediate surrounding have lived and are still living here, a state characteristic of this region even today, and will probably carry on in the future. This, above all, is owing to the good geographical position and the natural characteristics of this part of Europe. The heart of the Balkans is Macedonia, its geo-morphological characteristics and favorable relief, with numerous mountainous areas, plains, valleys,

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  • Book – Neolithic Ground Stone Industry in Serbia

    on Jan 13, 15 • in Archaeology, Book, Neolithic, News, Prehistory, Serbia, Stone • with Comments Off on Book – Neolithic Ground Stone Industry in Serbia

    Dragana Antonović Neolithic Ground Stone Industry in Serbia The ground stone industry in Serbia commenced to exist during the Neolithic and under conditions of a sedentary life. The term ground stone here is referring to all those artefacts that their final shape have acquired by grinding, as well as to unfinished objects produced by other techniques of stone manufacturing. Along with numerous types of tool sand arms various ornamental, ritual and artistic objects are also included.The basis for this study of ground stone industry enabled the material of the fol-lowing Neolithic localities in Serbia: Belovode,

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  • Book: Squaring the Circle – Neolithic Way (Balkans)

    on Oct 12, 14 • in Archaeology, Book, Internet, Neolithic, News, Pottery, Prehistory, Serbia • with Comments Off on Book: Squaring the Circle – Neolithic Way (Balkans)

    Original title Ненад Н. Тасић НЕОЛИТСКА КВАДРАТУРА КРУГА The book in front of you comes as an invitation and a teaser for the revival of interest in the complex enigmas of the Neolithic period of the Central Balkan region. For that reason, this book tackles diverse subjects from different perspectives and involves some of the most important and yet unsolved questions. These are the initial settling down of Neolithic communities, their taming of nature, the importance of salt, infant nutrition and its role at the beginning of the Neolithic period, and the periodization of the Early

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