The Pottery from Medieval Novgorod and Its Region

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Novgorod was a major medieval city and an important centre for trade routes between northern, central and western Europe and the Near East, and has been the subject of intensive investigation since the 1930s. This volume in a series devoted to the archaeology of medieval Novgorod, presents eleven studies of ceramic evidence in terms of chronology and technology, methodology of investigation, and international trade and contacts. The essays also reflect different approaches to studying ceramics by western and ...

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Overview

Novgorod was a major medieval city and an important centre for trade routes between northern, central and western Europe and the Near East, and has been the subject of intensive investigation since the 1930s. This volume in a series devoted to the archaeology of medieval Novgorod, presents eleven studies of ceramic evidence in terms of chronology and technology, methodology of investigation, and international trade and contacts. The essays also reflect different approaches to studying ceramics by western and Russian scholars. Some of the subjects explored include hand-made and early wheel-turned pottery from the environs of Novgorod, Novgorod pottery from the 10th to 15th century, handling large urban pottery assemblages, pottery imported from the west and the east, amphorae from Novgorod and the wine trade.

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations     vii
List of Tables     viii
Preface     ix
Acknowledgements     ix
Contributors     x
Timeline     xi
Introduction
The Study of Medieval Ceramics from North-West Russia: A View from the West   MA Brisbane   CR Orton     1
Chronology and Technology
Hand-Made Pottery from Ryurik Gorodishche and Novgorod   AV Plokhov     13
Early Wheel-Turned Pottery from Ryurik Gorodishche (10th Century) and Certain Questions Connected with its Synchronisation with the Pottery of Novgorod and Staraya Ladoga   VM Goryunova     31
Typology and Chronology of Novgorod Pottery of the 10th to 15th Centuries (Based on Material from the Troitsky XI Excavation)   PD Malygin   PG Gaidukov   AM Stepanov     53
Pskov Pottery in the 12th to 16th Centuries   VI Kildyushevskii     79
Methodology
Handling Large Urban Assemblages and Their Statistics   CR Orton     117
An Attempt to Classify the Decoration of Novgorod Medieval Pottery Using Material from Troitsky Excavation XI (Spits 22-10)   OA Rud     127
International Contacts
Pottery Imported from the West: Reception and Resistance   DR Gaimster     135
Amphorae from Novgorod the Great andComments on the Wine Trade Between Byzantium and Medieval Russia   IV Volkov     145
Eastern Pottery from the Excavations at Novgorod   VY Koval     161
Bibliography
Pottery from the Settlements in the Northern Part of the Ilmen Region (8th-10th Centuries) and from Medieval Novgorod (10th-15th Centuries). Bibliographical Index: 1937-2001$dCompiled by PG Gaidukov     193
References     205
Index     221
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