Construction Qashan Ceramics from Konskie Vody Hillfort Cover Image

Строительная кашинная керамика городища Конские Воды
Construction Qashan Ceramics from Konskie Vody Hillfort

Author(s): Mikhail V. Elnikov
Subject(s): History, Archaeology, Middle Ages, 13th to 14th Centuries
Published by: Издательский дом Stratum, Университет «Высшая антропологическая школа»
Keywords: North-Western Azov Sea Area; Golden Horde; Konskie Vody hillfort; kashin; ornament; glazed tiles; glaze
Summary/Abstract: The article discusses the construction Qashan ceramics from the Konskie Vody hillfort in the North-Western Azov Sea Area. Functionally, ceramics is divided into bricks and decorative facing glazed tiles covered with monochrome glaze. The first category of products is spread on the sites of the Don Region, the Volga region and the North Caucasus in the middle — the second half of the 14th century. Ornamental motifs from the hillfort find analogies among Volga region centers. The use of two- and three composite glazes occurs among items found on Madzhar and New Saray, where where they appeared under the influence of Khwarezm. Local production of Qashan is not excluded, which is demonstrated by finds of ceramic cores on the site.

  • Page Range: 363-386
  • Page Count: 24
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: Russian