Viktória Kiss’s presentation in Heidelberg – Bioarcheological studies from the Bronze Age

The leader of our research team, Viktória Kiss, gave an online presentation at the Department of Prehistory and Middle Eastern Archaeology at the University of Heidelberg (Ruprecht-Karls-Uni...

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4000-year-old cremated remains reveal the life and death of a high-status woman pregnant with twins

A new study published in PlosOne revealed the results of bioarcheological analyses of 29 Bronze Age individuals from 26 urn cremations and three skeletal burials. These complex archaeologica...

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Bronze Age embodied 3.2. Jelena’s outfit

In our previous entry we discussed the Early Bronze Age burials discovered at the site of Balatonkeresztúr-Réti-dűlő in 2003–2004 (Honti et al. 2007, 26–29; Fábián–Serlegi 2009). Here, a pit...

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Bronze Age embodied 3.1. Jelena from the southern side of Lake Balaton

In our series, titled Bronze Age embodied, we aim to highlight the conditions of life and death of women and men from the first thousand years of the Bronze Age (2500–1500 BC), based on find...

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Online presentation given at the Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel

The online lecture was given by Dr Viktória Kiss, the PI of the Momentum Mobility Research Group, detailing the methodologies, international collaborations and the results their work produce...

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Studies of Bronze Age amber finds in Polish–Hungarian cooperation

Recently, our research group has won the Eternal Oak tender of the Wacław Felczak Foundation‘s , which supports Polish-Hungarian scientific cooperation. Through this grant, we have the...

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Bronze Age embodied 2.2. A high-status child from the Rába region

Small bronze daggers, usually equipped with wooden handles, are common in the burials of Early and Middle Bronze Age high-status men buried with golden hair rings. Based on this fact, these ...

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Ages and Abilities – The Stages of Childhood and their Social Recognition in Prehistoric Europe and Beyond

For all those who have been interested in our recent post on Bronze Age children, we would like to draw attention to the volume entitled Ages and Abilities, published in the past weeks. This...

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Bronze Age embodied 2.1. Children in the Bronze Age

In our previous posts we presented the tale of a high status man. Now, before we get to the next individual story, the life and death of a Bronze Age child, it is worth to review what we kno...

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Faces from the Bronze Age – the first Bronze Age facial reconstruction from Hungary in the new volume of Határtalan Régészet Journal

One of the modern trends in prehistoric archeology is the complex bioarcheological study of human remains excavated from graves, which is carried out within the framework of several domestic...

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Presentations by our research group on Bronze Age archeology at the virtual conference of the European Association of Archaeologists

Conferences of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) have been organized year after year in major European cities for the past 25 years. A meeting to be held in Budapest has long ...

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Bronze Age Embodied 1.2. How can we imagine the chief from Balatonakali?

As it turned out from our previous post, the chiefly burial at Balatonakali was not discovered by an archaeologist. In this way no drawing or photograph was made of the exact location of the...

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Our research group in InfoRádio’s program entitled Szigma

Radio listeners can get to know the latest research results and discoveries in Hungary and the world first-hand, with the help of researchers and experts, through the Szigma scientific educa...

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The Momentum Mobility Research Group has completed its five-year research period with excellent qualifications

The work and final report of the Momentum Mobility Research Group, which has been operating at the Institute of Archeology of the Research Centre for the Humanities since July 2015, was rate...

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Bringing Down the Iron Curtain. New book about the Paradigmatic Change in Research on the Bronze Age in Central and Eastern Europe

A volume collecting the lectures presented at the Bringing Down the Iron Curtain. Paradigmatic Change in Research on the Bronze Age in Central and Eastern Europe? session of the European As...

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