New sensation from the Fiber cave – researchers found Paleolithic Venus!

first_imgPaleolithic fragments of animal figures were found at the Vela Spila site on the island of Korčula, which brought Croatia to the list of countries where traces of art from that time were found. But Venus from Fiber is unique because for the first time we have a depiction of a human figure, and researchers gave it the name LiliThe Vlakno cave on Dugi otok, which has been attracting the attention of the professional and scientific public for many years due to the richness of its findings, including the remains of the “oldest Dalmatian” named Šime, offered a new surprise to its researchers in the new archeological campaign. excavated various finds standard for the sites of this time, two very rare bone harpoons and a unique find for the area of ​​Croatia, rare for European terms – Paleolithic Venus. After Šime, Dugi otok got its Lili, as the researchers called it, point out the University of Zadar.The value of this finding can be seen in the fact that in Croatia only fragments of animal figures were found at the Vela Spila site on the island of Korčula, which put Croatia on the list of countries where traces of Paleolithic art were found. But Venus from Fiber is unique because for the first time we also have a depiction of a human figure. The unique finding required a name. ” It is named after Lili in honor of a colleague who has been actively involved in cave exploration for years. For now, it is under conservation, followed by scientific processing, and after the presentation, it is possible that her character will gain wider significance in the future and become one of the recognizable souvenirs of Dugi otok.“Points out Dario Vujević from the Department of Archeology, University of Zadar.The cave has been attracting the attention of both experts and the general public for many years. It became the site of the discovery of Šime, currently the oldest known inhabitant of Dalmatia, and the discovery of engraved pebbles gave a rare opportunity to gain insight into the symbolism of prehistoric communities that inhabited the Adriatic area. New research by the Department of Archeology at the University of Zadar has brought to light a number of findings almost unique in this area that show that this cave will play an important role in interpreting the behavior of early prehistoric communities for many years to come.Photo: University of ZadarRelated news: VINKOVCI AS THE OLDEST CITY IN EUROPE MUST BE THE MAIN STAR OF EUROPEAN TOURISM<br /> <a href=”″ target=”_blank”><br /> <img src=”″ border=0 width=1280 height=200></a><br />last_img read more

Cruise to benefit MMA basketball

first_img Fitness trainer is now cancer-exercise expert – October 12, 2014 Latest posts by Fenceviewer Staff (see all) BAR HARBOR — Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company is hosting a special bay cruise with hors d’oeuvres from area restaurants and a cash bar to support the Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) Men’s Basketball Team on Saturday, Oct. 11. Schoodic Grange hosting sale – October 30, 2014 Bio The trip will take place onboard Friendship V or Bay King III from 4-6 p.m. and will depart from Harbor Place next to the downtown pier in Bar Harbor.This cruise through Frenchman Bay during peak fall foliage will give basketball fans a chance to meet and hear from the new MMA Head Coach David Muchnick and to meet some of the team’s current players.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textMatt Ketchen, captain for Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company and a former MDI and MMA basketball standout who holds a number of MMA basketball records, will also be onboard.Other invited special guests include another MDI/MMA basketball star Shelly Gott, MDI varsity girl’s former and four-time state basketball champion coach Burt Barker, current MDI girls varsity coach Brent Barker, and current boys coaches Justin Norwood, Matt McFarland and Tony McKim.Mount Desert Island sends more high school graduates to MMA than any other school in Maine. Tickets for the trip cost $25. All of the proceeds will go to the MMA men’s basketball program to help subsidize the cost of participating in the 8th Annual Lehman College Coaches vs. Cancer Classic in New York, N.Y., on Dec. 30.Reservations can be made by contacting Coach David Muchnick at 326-2452. Payments will be accepted by cash or check on the day of the event. Please dress warm as it is colder on the water.“We really appreciate the support from Bar Harbor Whale Watch, and other area businesses,” said Coach Muchnick. “I look forward to meeting members of the MDI community, as this area has been an enormous support to our programs over the years.” Fenceviewer Staff Latest Posts Town report wins award – October 11, 2014last_img read more

Graduation rates remain low in Northern BC

first_imgPeace River North continues to have one of the lowest graduation levels in British Columbia.In a release Tuesday from the Ministry of Education, the graduation rate in the Peace River North area was 66.3 per cent for all students in 2009/2010.- Advertisement -In the Peace River South area, that number is only slightly lower at 64.9 per cent. Fort Nelson also continues to have a low completion rate of 60.8 per cent.The provincial average had a small increase to 79.7 per cent.Aboriginal students continue to have a low completion rate across the province, including a 54.7 per cent rate in the Peace River North area and a 45.7 per cent graduation rate in the Peace River South area.Completion rates are determined by tracking the number of students enteringGrade 8 who then graduate within six years with a Dogwood diploma, B.C.’s secondary school graduation certificate.Advertisementlast_img read more