Sample of archaeofaunal material, in which domesticated animals (75.2%) prevailed over the wild ones (24.8%), had been analysed within the research at the excavated medieval settlement site from the 12th-13th centuries.
Existing state of research on the Late Palaeolithic in Spis is not satisfactory. Majority of sites were explored by reconnaissance only. International archaeological excavations in 2005 was realised at the site of Stara Lubovna at Pod Stokom I position, north-eastern part of Spis, over the river Poprad right-bank terrace. The site geological substratum is the Inner Carpathian Palaeogene, on which...
Belusa is a village situated at central part of the river Vah basin in north-western Slovakia. The salvage excavation of the medieval settlement site was aroused by a motorway construction. The site had been damaged during the building works and only torsos of sunken objects were found. The most frequent finds were fragments of graphitic pottery including storage vessels. Iron slag, analyses of which...
The present-day village Devin is situated 10 km to the west of Slovak capital Bratislava. During the 15th century the originally promising settlement under the castle gradually developed to the small flourishing medieval city fortified with a wall and making use of all privileges. Its dominant feature was a church from the 13th century, oldest part of which was the oblong nave corresponding with the...
Analysis of the slags from the medieval settlement site in Belusa at the central river Vah basin, which has been dated to the 12th-13th centuries, is evidence of smith's production of the iron artefacts at the site.
The samples from storage vessels with content of graphite that come from the object 2 at the medieval village in Belusa were analysed by several methods of the natural sciences. Their results indicate its possible origin in Moravia.
Finding of two copper coins of so-called Arabian type from the years 1190-1240. This type of coins had a special function in contemporary monetary system of the Ancient Hungary. Found at Belusa, they are evidence of the site's important position at the distant trade way along the river Vah.
Financed by the National Centre for Research and Development under grant No. SP/I/1/77065/10 by the strategic scientific research and experimental development program:
SYNAT - “Interdisciplinary System for Interactive Scientific and Scientific-Technical Information”.