Medieval and Ottoman period (14th–17th c.) Archaeology in the Drava River region, Hungary

Kovács, Gy. and Bartosiewicz, L. and Éder, K. and Gál, E. and Miklós, Zs. and Rózsás, M. and J. Tóth, A. and Zatykó, Cs. (2014) Medieval and Ottoman period (14th–17th c.) Archaeology in the Drava River region, Hungary. Acta Archaeologica, 65 (1). pp. 155-168. ISSN 0001-5210


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The paper is a short summary of the main archaeological outcomes of an interdisciplinary project in a section of the Drava river crossing the territory of Somogy county, in Hungary. One of the study areas is the vicinity of Berzence where medieval settlement patterns, land use and economy have been reconstructed on the basis of historical sources and an archaeological field survey. A comprehensive review of architectural history and material culture of the Ottoman Period stronghold in Barcs was the other area under investigation. Research there was based on written sources and the archaeological assemblage recovered from the palisaded fort. Zooarchaeological research at this site revealed some significant culture historical aspects of this stronghold. Underwater archaeological investigations carried out in the Drava river itself and aerial exploration of the study areas also supplied valuable archaeological results.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History / történeti segédtudományok > CC Archaeology / régészet
Depositing User: László Sallai-Tóth
Date Deposited: 02 May 2017 10:23
Last Modified: 02 May 2017 10:25

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