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January 2020 - present
Lithuanian sea museum
- Head of Department
The article present data of medieval Klaipėda (Memel) pottery analysis. Stoneware, greyware, redware and local ceramic production were analysed from archaeological research finds collection. Research state that in medieval Klaipėda Western European table and food preparation traditions were adopted from the moment of a castle and town establishment...
Based on the concept of landscape archaeology, the article analyses the data of archaeological research in Macikai camps. An overview and critical evaluation of archaeological sources is provided. This allowed to state that only a part of the archaeological research data is reliable and representative in the context of the memorialization of the Ma...
The article presents artefacts related to ships collected during recent archaeological excavations at the site of Klaipėda Castle. It focuses mainly on iron clamps collected in 2014 and 2016. The archaeological contexts of their discovery are presented, and the information provided by these artefacts in the context of the Medieval historiography of...
This article explores the Late Bronze Age agrarian intensification in the south-east Baltic. In recent years several studies have illustrated that to date there is no solid evidence on Neolithic farming and that the agricultural history of the region was probably distinctly different in comparison to other parts of northern Europe. The recently exc...
In the 14th century, the Teutonic Order and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania engaged in severe armed conflicts whose central element was raids on enemy territory. Since nearly all written evidence was authored by one side in the conflict, the chroniclers of the Order, the reliability of the reports in respect to violence and cruelties is not clear. The...
A settlement was established by English merchants in Sventoji in the second half of the 17th century. The rich collection of artefacts and historic documents distinctly suggests the daily life of merchants. In this paper, the artefacts are assessed as indicators of the cultural and personal identity. Most of the finds were imported, and not locally...