The presence of spurs in the southeastern Baltic area in the Roman Iron Age and Migration Period – some remarks
Emilia Smółka Smółka
Published 2015-01-01
https://doi.org/10.15388/ArchLit.2014.15.4899
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Smółka E. S. (2015) “The presence of spurs in the southeastern Baltic area in the Roman Iron Age and Migration Period – some remarks”, Archaeologia Lituana, 150, pp. 47-64. doi: 10.15388/ArchLit.2014.15.4899.

Abstract

There were two dominating cultures developing on the south-east coast of the Baltic Sea in the Roman Iron Age, namely the Wielbark and Balt cultures. The former developed as a result of the migration of Goths into territories which in the Pre-Roman Iron Age had been occupied by the Oksywie communities. The lat­ter, on the other hand, continued traditions which had already been present in the area. Cultural transforma­tions in Central Europe at the turn of the eras put these two populations under influence of the early Roman Iron Age stylistics of North-Central Europe (see also Wołągiewicz, 1981, p. 165). [...]

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