Archaeological Leather Finds of the 17th –19th Centuries from Žiežmariai
Articles
Arūnas Puškorius
Atas Žvirblys
Published 2017-12-28
https://doi.org/10.15388/ArchLit.2017.18.11688
PDF

How to Cite

Puškorius, A. and Žvirblys, A. (2017) “Archaeological Leather Finds of the 17th –19th Centuries from Žiežmariai”, Archaeologia Lituana, 18, pp. 78-95. doi: 10.15388/ArchLit.2017.18.11688.

Abstract

The article investigates archaeological leather finds that were unearthed in Žiežmariai during archaeological excavations in years 2013 and 2015. A variety of finds is revealed; the constructions of items and the peculiarities of producing have been analyzed. These kinds of artifacts are rare in the archaeological stretches of the Lithuanian periphery towns. Their analysis lead us to a better understanding of the specific features of the daily life of periphery towns, which are situated in distant locations from the economic and political centers.

Keywords: leather shoes, archaeological excavations, periphery, Žiežmariai, leather artifacts

PDF
Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Please read the Copyright Notice in Journal Policy