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Междисциплинарные исследования средневековых памятников Северного Причерноморья
Interdisciplinary investigations of the medieval monuments of the North Black Sea area

Author(s): Swietłana Bielajewa
Subject(s): Archaeology
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: interdisciplinary methods; archaeological monuments; North Black Sea area; investigations; historical reconstructions; preservation
Summary/Abstract: The use of interdisciplinary methods became the fundament of the study of numerous medieval monuments of the North Black Sea area at the end of 20th – first decades of 21st century. It gave more possibilities for historical interpretations and reconstructions. The article presents the main directions of investigations with the help of the interdisciplinary methods in the work of the South Medieval expedition of the Institute of Archaeology of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in various parts of North Black Sea area from the West to the East. In the international projects have been taken part scientists of numerous countries (Great Britain, Canada, Turkey, USA, and Ukraine). The complex of interdisciplinary methods included geophysical, dendrochronological, anthropological, paleobotanical, paleozoological, and other kinds of investigation. They allow to received important results about the planning structure, chronology, specific of historical and cultural development and specific of numerous fortresses and settlements of a vast region, such as Akkerman, Ochakiv, Dniprovske-2, Kinburn, Tyagin and others. The use of the non-destructive methods and technologies in the study of the archaeological monuments promotes a more deep understanding of the historical past and the preservation of cultural heritage.

  • Page Range: 183-189
  • Page Count: 7
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Language: English, Russian