Archaeological conferences in September – at home and abroad

Members of Momentum Mobility research group were participants of three conferences in this September. The 24th Annual Conference of the European Association of Archaeologists was held betwe...

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A research visit in Mannheim: the status and new possibilities of studies on Bronze Age metal supplies with NKFIH ERC MOBIL grant

ERC MOBIL 127768 grant of the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund supported Viktória Kiss, leader of the Momentum Mobility Research Group, to spend three months in Germa...

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Traces of social stratification: the treasures of the Bronze Age cemetery at Nagycenk 2.

In our previous article on the findings of the cemetery at Nagycenk, we have mentioned that burials can testify several phenomena. Among many other things, they can reflect the identity of t...

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Golden jewels and bronze weapons beneath the railway: the treasures of the Bronze Age cemetery at Nagycenk 1.

When traveling to Sopron by train, no one would think that at Nagycenk, a 4,000-year-old cemetery was recently excavated beneath the present railway track. With the leadership of János Gömör...

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CRAFTER: Europe funds Bronze Age Potters

Reviving Europe’s Bronze Age and traditional pottery-making in a new cooperation project A cooperation project led by the Friends Association of the Archaeological Site of La Bastida (ASBA...

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“Mixtura Texturalis – People and textiles in the Carpathian Basin II.” – Call for Papers

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCE Application Deadline: August 30, 2018   Our research group and the Momentum Medieval Hungarian Economic History Research Group (HAS RCSS Institute o...

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New results in the analysis of the settlement structure of the Bronze Age tell at Füzesabony

The first excavations of the Bronze Age tell in Füzesabony began nearly 90 years ago. The leader of the excavations, Ferenc Tompa was digging in short periods between 1931 and 1937. During ...

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Lectures on the Bronze Age of Western and Eastern Hungary in Sopron and Miskolc

On June 8, the members of our Research Group are presenting lectures in two different cities. In Sopron, at the event of the Soproni Tudós Ismeretterjesztő Társulat, titled Story-tellin...

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New opportunities for cooperation with NKFIH ERC MOBIL

  Viktória Kiss, head of our research team, has successfully submitted an ERC MOBIL application to the National Research, Development and Innovation Office (abbreviated as NKFIH in Hun...

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International workshop in Mannheim presenting the first Hungarian tin isotope data

The workshop titled ’Bronze Age Tin’ was the closing event of an ERC Advanced Grant Project, which explored the origins of raw material resources and the trade of tin throughout the Eurasia...

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International workshop on Bronze Age textile production in Gothenburg

Our research team was invited to participate in the workshop organized by the Bronze Age wool economy: production, trade, environment, husbandry and society (THESP) project at Gothenbur...

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Evidences of Bronze Age Mobility 3. – New results from studies of Bell Beaker population genomics published in Nature

In the largest study of ancient DNA ever conducted, an international team of scientists has revealed the complex story behind one of the oldest mysteries concerning the Bell Beaker period. T...

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Evidences of Bronze Age Mobility 2. – The Amesbury Archer and the question of the Bell Beaker migration

In the second part of our series we sum up the recent archaeogenetic results of the European Neolithic Period and Bronze Age, as well as stable isotope studies of the famous Bell Beaker warr...

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Evidences of Bronze Age Mobility 1. – The Big Question: Change or Migration?

All the evidence that we have for the lives of prehistoric people past comes from the material culture, including ceramic vessels, funerary habits and settlements – and, of c...

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“Bronze Age Mysteries” – Broadcast premiere for our documentary on M5

The premiere for our short documentary titled “Bronze Age Mysteries” by Real Pictures Production was broadcasted on Sunday, February 18, on channel M5. “Archaeologist...

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