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Golden curse tablets found in Serbia

Engraved curse tablets made of gold and silver foil have been found in 4th-century graves in eastern Serbia. They believe the inscriptions are magic spells, taken to the grave to invoke divine powers to perform good or evil. "We read the names of a few demons, that are connected to the territory

Thracian chariot found in Serbia

A two-horse Thracian chariot dating back 3,000-4,000 years has been unearthed in Serbia. He said that this is backed by the fact that, at the location where the chariot was found, was also found a tumulus – a tomb. “Judging by the manner of burial, I guess that it was a member

Burials of three warriors unearthed in Serbia

The 2,500-year-old remains of three warriors, buried with their weapons, have been unearthed in Serbia. According to experts the remains date back 2,500 years and were found in the ancient district of Pirot named Suburbium where the ancient Roman road, Via Militaris, headed to what is now the border of modern

Hominin jawbone found in Serbian cave

A half-million-year-old human jawbone has been found in a cave in Serbia. The jawbone, which may have come from an ancient Homo erectus or a primitive-looking Neanderthal precursor, is more than 397,000 years old, and possibly more than 525,000 years old. The fossil, described today (Feb. 6) in the journal PLOS

Prehistoric settlement discovered in Serbia

A prehistoric settlement which dates back to the Iron Age has been found at Bare, in southern Serbia. Due to torrential waters and intensive agriculture at the location, the multilayer site Bare is now largely destroyed. "Had the site been investigated in the sixties of the last century, the archaeologist's findings would

Turkey celebrates return of over 3,500 artifacts

Officials in Turkey held a ceremony celebrating the return of 3,609 artifacts which had been smuggled out of Anatolia into Serbia. Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Ertu?rul Günay attended the ceremony at his ministry's opera building on the occasion of the return of 1,865 artifacts that had been illegally transported to

Roman sculpture of Diana found in Serbia

A marble sculpture of Diana, the Goddess of the hunt, has been found in a Roman palace in Serbia. At the site of the ‘Felix Romuliana’, an imperial palace near the Town of Zajecar, German experts of the Archeology Institute in Frankfurt, together with the colleagues of the Archeology Institute

Roman military road found in Serbia

A well-preserved first century Roman road dating back to the first century has been found in south-eastern Serbia. The Roman military road, or Via militaris, near the town of Dimitrovgrad used to connect the western parts of the Roman empire with the eastern parts, archaeologists said.'This road was one of