During August 2022, the head of the PREHISTRIA project, Ivor Janković, PhD, participated in the radio programs of Radio Istra and Radio Rojc, where he had the opportunity to introduce the general public to the goals and preliminary results of the project. We are always pleased by the local population’s interest in their (pre)historical heritage, and we look forward to
To our great satisfaction, many Istrian media and portals, and thus the audience, have continuously expressed interest in our research. So this year as well we had the pleasure to say a few words about our project and Abri Kontija research, so if you missed some of these news, you can find them on the following links! Glas Istre Regional
This year’s archaeological excavation was primarily directed at further exploring the Abri Kontija 002 site in the Lim channel. During the 6-week long fieldwork, project team members Ivor Janković, Lia Vidas, Rory Becker and James Ahern have work intensely on finishing the excavations in squares that were started in the previous seasons. Also, two new squares have been opened and
During May, some of the team members were working on training their skills while visiting our international collaborators. PhD student Lia Vidas has done one part of the ZooMS analayses at the Bones Lab (Dipartimento di Beni Culturali, Università di Bologna) under the supervision of professor Stefano Benazzi. Project associates dr.Barbara Cvitkušić and dr. Emanuela Cristiani (Sapienza Università di Roma)
Dr. Ivor Janković and dr. Siniša Radović were a part of the annual meeting of the Hugo Obermaier Society in Berlin from 19th to 22nd April. On the first day of the conference they gave a presentation titled “Late Upper Palaeolithic subsistence strategies at Ljubićeva pećina, Istria(Croatia)” in which they presented a part of the results of the faunal analysis
During this years field work, reporters of istarski.hr wrote about our project.All the curiosities we shared find on the link
Project members gave a brief statment for the social networks of Archaeological museum of Istria in Pula during this years excavations. More about the project goals and the developments in research, discover in the video.
From the 18th to the 20th of November 2021. dr.sc. Siniša Radović and dr.sc. Ivor Janković participated at the meeting of the ERC project SUBSILIENCE led by Ana Belen Marin-Arroyo which was held at the Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain. At the meeting, results of the faunal analysis from the Abri Kontija 002 site were presented, aswell as the project
In the last three weeks, archaeologists, anthropologists, geneticists, zooarchaeologists, geophysicists, geoarchaeologists, paleobotanists and many other have gathered in Ljubić Cave. Find out what they did at an exhibition as part of a science project.The exhibition in the area of the Municipality of Marčana at the address Marčana 161 and Ljubićeva cave can be visited from 22 to 26 June 2020
Have you ever been to Ljubić’s cave? Now you have the opportunity not only to visit the cave but also to visit the exhibit as a part of the scientific research project PREHISTRIA More on the following Instagram link.