The Pottery Kilns at the Copper and Late Roman Age Site Hariachkivka 8 (Ukraine): Magnetic Prospection and Archaeological Verification

Rud, Vitalii and Hofmann, Robert and Kosakivsky, Vitalii and Zaitseva, Olga and Mueller, Johannes (2022) The Pottery Kilns at the Copper and Late Roman Age Site Hariachkivka 8 (Ukraine): Magnetic Prospection and Archaeological Verification XVI International Scientific Conference “Monitoring of Geological Processes and Ecological Condition of the Environment” 15–18 November 2022, Kyiv, Ukraine, 1. pp. 1-5.

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In 2018 and 2019, archaeological field research was conducted at the settlement of Hariachkivka 8 (left bank of the Dnister River). As a result of surface surveys, the existence of two cultural layers, one of the Cucuteni-Trypillia Cultural Complex (CTCC) of the Copper Age and the second of the Cherniakhiv culture of the Late Roman Age, was confirmed. The plan of the CTCC settlement and surrounding ditch was then investigated using magnetic survey. Against the "usual" circular settlement layout, the north-western location of the "megastructure" and two other large objects placed within the ring corridor identified as possible clay extraction pits were unusual. The settlement existed in the period around 4200- 4100 BC (Trypillia BI-BII stage). Due to this fact, the kiln-like anomalies identified on the magnetic map of the settlement became the objects of further investigations, since no kilns from this period have yet been found in CTCC contexts. As a result of excavations, it was found that the anomalies are indeed kilns, but of the Cherniakhiv culture. At the same time, the uniqueness of the Copper Age settlement is not lost, as it is one of the earliest settlements in the CTCC with a circular spatial organization.

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Additional Information: ESI “Institute of Geology” of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv with the support of the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) organizes a conference dedicated to the monitoring of natural hazards, which includes both geological hazards, and study of the geological factors that can lead to environmental disasters.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pottery Kilns; Copper Age; Late Roman Age; Hariachkivka 8; Magnetic Prospection; Archaeological Verification
Subjects: Наукові конференції > Міжнародні
Divisions: Факультет суспільно-гуманітарних наук > Кафедра археології та давньої історії
Depositing User: д.і.н. Михайло Юрієвич Відейко
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2022 11:19
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2022 22:27

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