Artillery Guns of the 16th–18th Centuries in Lithuanian Museums and a Private Collection
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Liudvikas Vasiliauskas
Vilnius University
Published 2017-12-28
https://doi.org/10.15388/ArchLit.2017.18.11686
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Vasiliauskas, L. (2017) “Artillery Guns of the 16th–18th Centuries in Lithuanian Museums and a Private Collection”, Archaeologia Lituana, 18, pp. 130-164. doi: 10.15388/ArchLit.2017.18.11686.

Abstract

This article discusses all the original 16th–18th c. artillery guns kept and displayed in Lithuanian museums and a private collection. The guns have been grouped in accordance with their types, dates of manufacture and their storage/display locations. There are also data provided by the X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyses of gun barrel alloys’ chemical elements. The text is supplemented by a catalogue of the abovementioned artillery guns.

Keywords: artillery, kartouwe, culverin, bombard, howitzer, mortar, swivel cannon, field cannons

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