Studia praehistorica, volume 15
Language: English, German
Category: Prehistory


   Most papers in this volume are based on presentations that were given at the international symposium Prehistoric Houses in the Balkans: Profane and Sacred Context (sixth to fifth millennium BC), 14th17th May, 2015, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, organized by the National Institute of Archaeology and Museum. 


Table of contents

V. Nikolov. Life and death of a Neolithic house

T. Kornienko. Houses of Northern Mesopotamia during the transition to the Neolithic: utilitarian and sacral contexts

M. Brami. Upscaling the Neolithic house. Trends in house size and function in Anatolia and the Balkans

D. Takorova. The missing things: post-destruction biographies of the ovens and mill installations in two Early Neolithic burnt houses at Slatina–Sofia

M. Lichardus, M. Kulow. Bauten und Konstruktionstechniken in der frühneolithischen Siedlung von Kovačevo (SW Bulgarien) 

M. Kulow, I. Kulov. The profane and the sacred in an Early Neolithic house at the prehistoric settlement site of Balgarchevo, Blagoevgrad District, Bulgaria

D. Andreeva. Houses of the middle and late Neolithic Karanovo IIII and Karanovo III layers at Tell Kazanlak

S. Perić, O. Bajčev. Interiors of Neolithic houses at Drenovac

A. Chohadzhiev. To raise a tell and raise it well: some odd regularities of the early Chalcolithic construction techniques and the building strategies at Tell Petko Karavelovo

S. Chohadzhiev. New evidence on the Copper Age in the Yantra River Valley: the settlement site of Orlovets–Erendzhika

M. Gurova. The flint assemblage from Orlovets–Erendzhika

V. Mazanova, T. Mishina et al. The life cycle of the houses in the final Late Copper Age horizon at Tell Yunatsite

V. Balabina, T. Mishina. The Chalcolithic cemetery at Tell Yunatsite: problems of interpretation

N. Todorova, G. Katsarov et al. Constructions and destructions: building practices at the final Chalcolithic hill settlement of Ilinden–Klissura in the Mesta River Valley


Publisher National institute of archaeology with museum (Bulgarian academy of sciences)
Language English, German, French
Pages 296
Illustrations b/w figures, maps
Binding paperback
ISSN 0204-9880
Creation date 2011
Size 16 x 24 cm

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