Estonian Journal of Archaeology

Publishes primary research and review papers on archaeology.

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 1, June

A New Early Bronze Age Socketed axe/Uus Vanema Pronksiaja Putkkirves
As it recently became evident, there is a socketed bronze axe stored in the Museum of Viljandi, which had so far attracted no specific archaeological interest. The axe was discovered by Heino Mdlter during field cultivation on the land of Laane farm...
Grave 2 of Maidla-The Burial Site of a Single Family/ Maidla II Kalme-Uhe Pere Matmispaik
Introduction The Maidla graves of the 5th-7th and 10th-13th centuries have been archaeologically investigated by Mati Mandel, who published the results in a monograph (Mandel 2003). The same volume contains the results of an analysis of the osteological...
Inimene, Keskkond Ja Malu
Kultuur etnoloogia ja arheoloogia uurimisobjektina Tanaseks on nii etnoloogia kui arheoloogia positivistliku (tekstikeskse) paradigma kiiluvees hermeneutikani (kontekstikesksuseni) joudnud (vt Konsa 2005; Ligi 1995; Vunder 1999). Keskendudes voimalikult...
The Production of the Workshop of Potter Johann Rehn of Tartu (CA 1684-1708)/ Tartu Pottsepa Johann Rehni Tookoja (Umbes 1684-1708) Toodang
Introduction In the cultural layer of Estonian medieval and post-medieval towns, castles and villages, potsherds form the most numerous category of fords. Among the archaeological pottery of the 16th to 18th-century towns, redwares with tin glaze...
Trebuchet-A Gravity-Operated Siege Engine: A Study in Experimental archaeology/Vastukaalu Joul Tootav Heitemasin
Introduction The purpose of trebuchet reconstructions Experimenting with trebuchet reconstructions, just as other aspects of experimental archaeology, is essential to better understanding our past. The trebuchet is a rather complicated machine...
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