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Three buckles, two crosses, a fibula, and a coin-weight: Metalwork and industrial features from the 7th - 10th century Settlements in Byzantine Epirus Vetus on the basis of their contemporary and later evidence.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of Linguistics and Philology.
2015 (English)In: ΔΑΣΚΑΛΑ: Απόδοση Τιμής στην Καθηγήτρια Μαίρη Παναγιωτίδη-Κεσίσογλου / [ed] P. Petrides – V. Phoskolou, Athens: University of Athens - Saripolos Foundation , 2015, 1, 65-90 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This paper deals with the distribution, qualities and particular fea-tures of seven metal artefacts from western Greece (modern southern  Epirus and Aetoloacarnania), dating from the late 6th or the early 7th through to the 10th century. This material is discussed in the context of contemporary and later evidence so as to identify traces of industrial features of Byzantine settlement. The scarcity and the rather conventional nature of known archaeological evidence do not speak for a ourishing industry of metalwork in the area dur-ing the 7th-10th centuries. However, textual evidence dating from the same period, as well as later archaeological evidence, seems to support the development of a metalwork tradition in northern and western Greece during the Middle Byzantine period.

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Athens: University of Athens - Saripolos Foundation , 2015, 1. 65-90 p.
Keyword [en]
Byzantine metalwork
National Category
History and Archaeology
Research subject
Byzantine Studies; Archaeology
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-269668ISBN: 978-960-526-030-9OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-269668DiVA: diva2:884900
Available from: 2015-12-17 Created: 2015-12-17 Last updated: 2016-04-16

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