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The Golden Mammoth, Karel Absolon Prize for the Popularization of the Archaeology 2019

The Golden Mammoth, Karel Absolon Prize for the Popularization of the Archeology was 8 April 2019 awarded at the solemn afternoon at the Anthropos Pavilion of the Moravian Lands Museum.

The main prize and 50,000 crown prize went to Lucie Šmahelová who, together with her colleague Veronika Puháčková, created the project Kupecká osada Krumbenowe - a fair of prehistoric and medieval culture in Český Krumlov. The second place in the Main Award was awarded to the Archaeological 3D Virtual Museum. The Bronze Ruler of the Main Prize of the Golden Mammoth in the Expert Committee Ivana Boháčková, Jaroslav Podliska and the collective.


Karolina and Jakub Klinecký, received the highest rank in the Museum Award category from Žít pravěk - Educational Program at the Archeoskanzen Březno u Loun. The Prize awarded  the undersecretaryMinister of Culture of Alos Mačák. The second place in the Museum section was awarded to Pavlína Komínková, Marek Novák, Lubomír Janeček and Antonín Štrof for the project Road to Prehistory of Blansko. The third place went to Michal Beránek and Milena Pečárková with the project Workshop of Archaeologist in Cheb Museum.

Tereza Lefnerová, Jan Havelka and Ladislav Čejka won the first prize of the Student Prize category of the Golden Mammoth for the project Oživlý pravěk - an educational experience program in the prehistoric settlement of Křivolík. Martin Kostal, Emil Holek, Tereza Pollakova and Ema Galocina won the second place in the Student Award category with the Virtual Three-dimensional Archeopark Project in the Highlands. The third place in this category is Šimon Straka with the History of Lime and Cement Production in Mokrá near Brno.


The professional jury of competition, which aims to popularize domestic experts in the field of archaeological and archaeological museology and educates the public and enthusiastic about other activities, for the first time. The winner of the first year of mammoth statuette award from Předmostí u Přerova was selected from 38 submitted projects from all over the Czech Republic.

It is a joint project of the Moravian Lands Museum, the Archaeological Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno, v. I., and the Institute of Archeology and Museology of the Masaryk University.

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