Posted inClassical Archaeology

Exceptional 2,500-Year-Old Greek-Illyrian Helmet found in Croatia

During the archaeological digs at the Gomila site, nestled in the town of Zakotorac on Croatia’s Pelješac peninsula, researchers unearthed quite the find: a Greco-Illyrian helmet tucked away in a masonry annex near the tombs, clearly intended for ceremonial purposes. This helmet marks the second of its kind discovered at the site. The previous one […]

Posted inGeography

The tiny Croatian island that has more than 23 kilometers of walls and looks like a fingerprint from above the air.

Without reaching the Greek profusion, Croatia has 79 large islands, more than 500 smaller islets and another 642 tiny rocks covering an area of about 3,300 square kilometers. One such small island is Baljenac (or Bavljenac), located off the Dalmatian coast in the south of the country and forming part of the Šibenik archipelago. It […]