Volume 11

Archaeologia Baltica, Vol. 11The Horse and Man in European Antiquity
(Worldview, Burial Rites, and Military and Everyday Life)
(Archaeologia Baltica, Vol. 11)

Edited by Audronė BLIUJIENĖ

Klaipėda: Klaipėda University Press, 2009. – 376 [+8] p.

ISSN 1392-5520


Preface
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I. From Horse Domestication to Images of the Horse and Horsemen

Alicja Lasota-Moskalewska, Karol Szymczak and Mukhiddnin Khudzhanazarov
A Problem of the Earliest Horse Domestication. Data from the Neolithic Camp Ayakagytma ‘The Site’, Uzbekistan, Central Asia
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Algirdas Girininkas, Linas Daugnora and and Indrė Antanaitis-Jacobs
When did Domesticated Horses Appear in Lithuania?
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Jurgita Žukauskaitė
Images of the Horse and Horseman in Corded Ware Culture Studies
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Liina Maldre and Heidi Luik
The Horse in Estonia in the Late Bronze Age: Archaeozoological and Archaeological Data
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II. Riding to Heaven: Horses from Burials

Andrei V. Zinoviev
Horses from Two Burials in Samland and Natangen (Second Century AD Kaliningradskaia Province, Russia)
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Małgorzata Karczewska, Maciej Karczewski, and Anna Gręzak
The Role of Horse Burials in the Bogaczewo Culture. The Key Studies of Paprotki Kolonia site 1 Cemetery, Northeast Poland
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III. Horses, Horse men, and Equestrian Equip ment: Prepared for War, Burials, and Offerings

Bartosz Kontny
Horse and its Use in the Przeworsk Culture in the Light of the Archaeological Evidence
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Wojciech Nowakowski
Horse Burials in Roman Period Cemeteries of the Bogaczewo Culture
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Konstantin Skvortsov
Burials of Riders and Horses Dated to the Roman Iron Age and Great Migration Period in Aleika-3 (Former Jaugehnen), Cemetery on the Sambian Peninsula
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Audronė Bliujienė and Donatas Butkus
Burials with Horses and Equestrian Equipment on the Lithuanian and Latvian Littorals and Hinterlands (from the Fifth to the Eighth Centuries)
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Bartosz Kontny, Jerzy Okulicz-Kozaryn and Mirosław Pietrzak
Horse Graves in the Elbląg Group. The Case of the Cemetery at the Nowinka, Tolkmicko Commune
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Audronė Bliujienė and Valdas Steponaitis
Wealthy Horsemen in the Remote and Tenebrous Forests of East Lithuania during the Migration Period
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Christine Reich
The Cemetery of Oberhof (Aukštkiemiai) – Horse Graves and Equestrian Equipment
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IV. The Horse in Warfare

Susanne Wilbers-Rost and Achim Rost
Bones and Equipment of Horses and Mules on the Ancient Battlefield of Kalkriese, Northern Germany
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Michel Kazanski
La cavalerie slave à l’époque de Justinien
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V. The World of Horse Symbolism

Laurynas Kurila
Symbolic Horse Burials in the Iron Age of East Lithuania
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Antonija Vilcāne
Findings of Harness Items and the Cult of the Horse in Latgallian and Selonian Territories
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Guntis Zemītis
The “Divine Trial” in 12th Century Turaida in Historical Context
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VI. Horse and Equestrian Equipment Offerings

Nina Lau
The Harnesses from the Thorsberg Bog: New Evidence Regarding Cavalry Equipment of the Roman Iron Age
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Rūdolfs Brūzis and Roberts Spirģis
The Ogresgala Čabas Cemetery and Horse Sacrifice
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Mariusz Wyczółkowski and Daniel Makowiecki
Horse Sacrifices in Prussia in the Early Middle Ages. Ritual Area in Poganowo Site IV, Olsztyn Province (Poland)
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Mindaugas Bertašius
Horse Graves, Sacrifice, and the Performers of Public Rituals
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Christer Westerdahl
The Horse as a Liminal Agent
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VII. Images of the Horse in Ancient Art

Dieter Quast
The Merovingian Period Equestrians in Figural Art
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Konstantin Skvortsov and Aleksander Khokhlov
Findings of Saddles from Archaeological Excavations in Prussian Cemetery Aleika-3 in Samland. (Preliminary Publication)
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VIII. Horses in Ethnoarchaeology and Folklore

Sonja Hukantaival
Horse Skulls and “Alder-Horse”: the Horse as a Depositional Sacrifice in Buildings
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Giedrė Šukytė
The Behaviour of Horses in Lithuanian Narrative Folklore
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Rimantas Sliužinskas
The Image of the Horse in Poetic Texts of Lithuanian Folk Songs
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Plates (I – VIII)
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