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Zambratija – prehistoric sewn boat exhibition to stay open during October

By  Sep 30, 2019

An exhibition "Zambratija - prehistoric sewn boat" will stay open until the end of October instead ending today. The exhibition is placed at the Rupe granary as part of the inter-museum collaboration between the Dubrovnik Museums and the Archaeological Museum of Istria from Pula,

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 dr.sc. Ida Koncani Uhac from the Archaeological Museum of Istria from Pula, Marko Uhac from the Conservation Department in Pula and dr.sc. Giulia Boetto from the French National Center for Scientific Research at Aix-Marseille University.

The authors of the exhibition are dr.sc. Ida Koncani Uhac, dr.sc. 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 Voice of Dubrovnik


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