Social Dimensions of Technology of Ceramic Production in Southeast Bulgaria in 6th–2nd mill. BC

  • Krassimir Leshtakov Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" · Department of Archaeology
  • Philip Machev Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
  • Tsvetana Popova National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2 Saborna Str., 1000 Sofia
  • Dian Vangelov Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
  • Viktoria Vangelova Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
  • Tanya Stoilkova Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
  • Vanya Petrova Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
  • Denitsa Ilieva Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
  • Nikolina Nikolova Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
  • Silvia Chavdarova Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
  • Mila Andonova Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
  • Hristina Vasileva Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
  • Hanna Hristova National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Saborna 2, 1000 Sofia
  • Zhelyazko Zhelyazkov Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
  • Daniel Dimitrov Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
  • Nikol Blagoeva Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

Abstract

The article presents activities and data obtained during the first year of the project. The research area encompasses Southeastern Bulgaria with nine main sites included. Object of instrumental research and archeological characteristic are the samples, which are divided into the following groups: denudated rocks, and used for inorganic temper; clays – tectonic and alluvial; ceramics- pottery fragments and burnt remains of stationary equipment; organic fillers, pigments and substances for painting and incrustation, organic residues and impressions of mats and baskets on the pottery bases. . Different methods and analyzes have been applied to solve the problems posed: cartographic analysis and description of the landscape, morphological and typological analysis, dating, instrumental methods, chemical analysis, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), petrographic analysis etc.

Published
2019-12-29
Section
Articles / Статии