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Топография гончарного производства Азака
Topography of Azak Pottery Production

Author(s): Svetlana A. Kravchenko
Subject(s): History, Archaeology, Regional Geography, Historical Geography, Middle Ages, 13th to 14th Centuries, 15th Century
Published by: Издательский дом Stratum, Университет «Высшая антропологическая школа»
Keywords: Golden Horde; Azak; potter’s workshop; localization; kiln; semifinished items
Summary/Abstract: The article offers data on pottery production topography, based on the results of archaeological excavations of the Golden Horde city of Azak in 1961—2015. The material studied made it possible to single out several pottery production districts located in the north-eastern, south-western, central and south-eastern parts of the city; to establish their approximate borders and preliminary dating, as well as to reveal location peculiarities of the workshops that had belonged to 1st and 2nd group potters, who differed according to technological production level and their genetic origins.