Saturday, 25 October 2014



Archaeologists Discover Eneolithic Artifacts at St. Anastasye Site in Macedonia



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15 September 2009 | Artifacts characteristic of the Eneolithic Period, including ceramics, figurines, stone tools and bones, were discovered during the archaeological excavations of the St. Anastasye site near the village of Spanchevo in eastern Macedonia. The findings, dating to the transitional period between the Neolithic and the Bronze Ages, result from excavations that started last year. That is when a male head from the Eneolithic Period was discovered at the site – a rare find for this part of Macedonia, the Vecher newspaper reported today.

In the last 30 days, archaeological work took place in two sectors – a northern and southern one, in order to determine the special frame of the ancient settlement near Spanchevo, archaeologist Ilinka Atanasova told the publication.

Atanasova added that two drills, as a continuation of last year’s work, were installed in the northern sector.

In the southern sector, she added, a cult object was found, with a circle base that has a diameter of 18 metres, of which the exterior of its southern part has been discovered. Similar such finds were made in the sites of Pelintse and Tatikev Kamen in the region of Kumanovo.

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