Dragana RajkovićArchaeological Museum Osijek · Praehistoric Department
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The region of Slavonia in eastern Croatia represents the westernmost area inhabited by the communities of the Starčevo culture, part of the Starčevo-Körös-Criş cultural complex. This region was intensively inhabited during the period between 6200 and 5500 cal BC, and numerous sites were excavated. Some of the aspects of the lives of these communiti...
Dogs were the first domestic animal, but little is known about their population history and to what extent it was linked to humans. We sequenced 27 ancient dog genomes and found that all dogs share a common ancestry distinct from present-day wolves, with limited gene flow from wolves since domestication but substantial dog-to-wolf gene flow. By 11,...
The focus of this paper is the ornament hoard from the Sopot culture site of ∞epin-Ov- ≠ara in eastern Slavonia (the Republic of Croatia). The hoard contained pendants and beads made of shells of marine clam Spondylus gaederopus and scaphopod Antalis vulgaris. The paper analyses the context and use wear of the objects in the hoard. The results form...
Present research exploits the benefits of the non-invasive and non-destructive spectroscopic methods in order to characterize the pigments which constitute the colorants found on ancient ceramic pieces. A red colorant, which occurs on the outer surfaces of the ceramic pieces excavated from archaeological finding sites Čepin-Ovčara and Kneževi Vinog...
Species composition and population dynamics of spider mites (Panonychus ulmi (Acari: Tetranychidae) (Koch) and Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae)) and predaceous mites (Amblyseius andersoni (Chant) (Acari: Phytoseiidae) and Zetzellia mali (Ewing) (Acari: Stigmaeidae)) were studied for eight months each year (March–October) during 2005–...