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'Zambratija – prehistoric sewn boat' exhibition to open in Dubrovnik

Written by  Aug 28, 2019

As part of the inter-museum collaboration between the Dubrovnik Museums and the Archaeological Museum of Istria from Pula, an exhibition "Zambratija - prehistoric sewn boat" will open on Friday, August 30th at 8 pm at the Rupe granary.

The exhibition presents the results of archaeological research of a boat structure from the underwater of Zambratija bay near Umag, dating from the end of the Bronze Age to the Iron Age. This is the oldest example of a fully sewn boat ever found in the Mediterranean.

The international research was jointly conducted by Ida Koncani Uhac from the Archaeological Museum of Istria from Pula, Marko Uhac from the Conservation Department in Pula and Giulia Boetto from the French National Center for Scientific Research at Aix-Marseille University.

The authors of the exhibition are Ida Koncani Uhac, Giulia Boetto and Marko Uhac. The coordinator of the exhibition in Dubrovnik is Domagoj Perkic, curator of the Archaeological Museum of the Dubrovnik Museums. The exhibition remains open until September 30th, 2019.

The Voice of Dubrovnik


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