Scientific conference of the Department of Archaeology

Methodology and Archaeometry


Thursday, 30nd November

9:00 - 9:20


Key-note lectures:

9:20 – 9:40

Chair: Ina Miloglav

9:20 – 09:50

Predrag Novaković

Department of Archaeology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Methodological challenges in ‘hostile’ environments of preventive archaeology


9:55 – 10:25

Darja Grosman

Department of Archaeology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Structural and architectural survey: why talk about it?


Coffe break: 10:30 – 11:00 (Library Foyer)

Chair: Predrag Novaković

11:00 - 11:20

Vujadin Ivanišević1 & Aleksandar Stamenković2

1 Institute of Archaeology, Belgrade, Serbia; 2Leskovac, Serbia

The GIS Platform of Caričin Grad (Justiniana Prima)


11:25 - 11:45

Silva Sabkova

National Archaeological Institute with Museum – Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia, Bulgaria

Identifying a relict cultural landscape. The Lower Danube Limes in Bulgaria



Lujana Paraman1 & Dinko Tresić Pavičić2

1Trogir City Museum, Croatia; 2Kaducej d.o.o, Split, Croatia

St. Elijah's hill above Trogir - monitoring and documenting of complex site endangered by contemporary stone exploitation


12:15- 12:35

Luka Gruškovnjak

Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, University in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Surface visibility of archaeological record


Coffe break: 12:40 – 13:00 (Library Foyer)

Chair: Darja Grosman

13:00- 13:20

Esmeralda Agolli

Department of Archaeology and Culture Heritage, Faculty of History and Philology, University of Tirana, Albania

The archaeological research in Albanian prehistory: a striking challenge between space explorations and narratives of the past


13:25 - 13:45

Tomislav Hršak1 & Marko Dizdar2

1Museum of Slavonija, Osijek, Croatia; 2Institute of Archaeology, Zagreb, Croatia

Can we really see what lies beneath the ground without a shovel? Expectation vs reality – experience from the excavation of the Late Bronze and Early Iron Age and Roman cemetery in Batina


13:50- 14:10

Maja Grgurić

Department of Archaeology, University of Zadar, Croatia

Drone – a new member of the archaeological team (using a drone in photogrammetry)


14:15- 14:35

Maja Kaleb & Roko Surić

International Centre for Underwater Archaeology in Zadar, Croatia

Implementation of methodology and archaeometry in the case of Veruda shipwreck near Pula, Croatia


14:40: 15:00

Hrvoje Vulić

Vinkovci Municipal Museum, Croatia

Statistical indicators for obligatory use of metal detectors on metal age archaeological excavations


Lunch break: 15:05 - 16:00

16:00 - 17:00 Poster presentation in the Library Foyer

Dragana Antonović1 & Momir Vukadinović2

1Institute of Archaeology, Belgrade, Serbia, 2Applied geophysics, Belgrade, Serbia

Pinga 2 at Mali Šturac: archaeological and geophysical investigation of ancient mining


Vidan Dimić

Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade, Serbia

The (Re)construction and Usage of Mining Hammerstones from Copper Mining site of Prljuša - Mali Šturac: Experimental archaeology


Jesús Gámiz Caro, Laura Vico Triguero & Alberto Dorado Alejos

Campus de la Cartuja, University of Granada, España

Peninsula: The transition from Middle Neolithic to Late Neolithic in Los Castillejos (Montefrio, Granada)


Silvia Amicone1, Maja Gori2, Emil Podrug3, Giulia Recchia4, Helena Tomas5 & Ivan Šuta6

1University of Tübingen, Germany, 2University of Bochum, Germany, 3Museum of Šibenik, Croatia, 4University of Foggia, Italy, 5University of Zagreb, Croatia, 6Museum of Kaštela, Croatia

Characterising Cetina pottery technology. Petrographic analyses from the Poliakuše and Vučevica tumuli in Central Dalmatia


Ariadne Kostomitsopoulou Marketou

Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo, Norway

A colours workshop in the ancient aegean world: an archaeometric approach to the material remains of a late Hellenistic-early Roman pigment production site (Kos, Greece)


Lorenza La Rosa

Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo, Norway

Interdisciplinarity and Environmental Studies: assessing the impact of pottery production on the environment


Miroslav Vuković

Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Image based modeling of archaeological artefacts


Katarina Gerometta & Robert Matijašić

Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Landscape Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities, Juraj Dobrila, University of Pula, Croatia

Roman centuriation in the Vrsar municipality (Istria, Croatia): preliminary LiDAR data


Antonia Vodanović1 & Ivan Huljev2

1Independent researcher, Podgora, Croatia; 2Independent researcher, Primošten, Croatia

''To cast away the evil'' - Ethnoarchaeological Research on Apotropaic Marks in Shepherd's Village Podglogovik at Biokovo Mountain, Croatia



Afternoon programme:

Visit to Archaeological Museum in Zagreb - conservation and preparation workshop, museum depository and permanent exhibitions Recycle, ideas from the past


Mingling in caffe bar Kôta, Medulićeva 20


Friday, 1st December

10:00 - 10:20

Chair: Jacqueline Balen


Branko Mušič1, Tajana Sekelj-Ivančan2, Sibila Borojević Šoštarić3, Igor Medarić1, Barbara Horn1, Stanko Ružičić3 & Tomislav Brenko3

1Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, University in Ljubljana, Slovenia; 2Institute of Archaeology, Zagreb, Croatia; 3Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Croatia

TransFER – Iron production along the Drava River in the Roman period and the Middle Ages: Creation and transfer of knowledge, technologies and goods. The case studies of Virje and Velike Hlebine.


10:25 - 10:45

Nikola Vukosavljević1 & Zlatko Perhoč2

1Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croaita; 2Institut für Geowissenschaften, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany

Circulation of lithic raw material at the end of Pleistocene: the view from Kopačina Cave (island of Brač, Dalmatia, Croatia)


10:50 - 11:10

Selena Vitezović

Institute of Archaeology, Belgrade, Serbia

The typology is dead, long live the typology: problems of typological classifications in prehistoric bone industries


11:15 - 11:35

Ana Đuričić

Laboratory for Bioarchaeology, Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Neolithic ash pits from the site of Pavlovac – Čukar – function and interpretation


11:40 - 12:00

Milica Tapavički-Ilić & Jelena Anđelković Grašar

Institute of Archaeology, Belgrade, Serbia

Experimental archaeology - pro et contra


Coffe break: 12:05-12:35 (Library Foyer)

Chair: Nikola Vukosavljević

12:35 - 12:55

Martina Dubolnić Glavan

Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, The Institute for Historical Sciences in Zadar, Croatia

Velebit Highlands vs. Ravni Kotari Lowlands - different approaches in field survey


13:00 – 13:20

Kelly Kouzeli

Stone Conservation Center, Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports, Athens, Greece

The contribution of scientific analysis to the study and preservation of monuments. The case of the ancient theater of Delphi (Greece)


13:25 - 13:45

Andreja Sironić1, Damir Borković1, Jadranka Barešić1, Ines Krajcar Bronić1, Alexander Cherkinsky2 & Ljiljana Kitanovska3

1Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia; 2Center for Applied Isotope Studies, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA; 3National Institution Conservation Centre, Skopje, Macedonia

Radiocarbon dating of mortar: Case study of the Aqueduct in Skopje


13:50 – 14:10

Dubravko Gajski1 & Katarzyna Dzięgielewska-Gajski2

1Chair for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing, Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb; 2Strmec Samoborski, Croatia

Title: Spectral reflectance of archaeological artefacts



Josipa Marić1, Željana Bašić1, Ivan Jerković1, Ivana Kružić1, Frane Mihanović2 & Šimun Anđelinović3

1University Department of Forensic Sciences, University of Split, Croatia; 2University Department of Health Studies, University of Split, Croatia; 3University of Split, Rector’s Office, Croatia

Forensic Facial Reconstruction of the mummified remains of St. Nicolosa Bursa


Closing: 14:40

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