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-telling past – Sopron in the mirror of the ages, Viktória Kiss and Eszter Melis will present the results of scientific research in the areas of Western Transdanubia, Nagycenk and Győr.

Venue: Headquarters of the Soproni TIT, Várkerület 98. (Lenck-passway)

Program (lectures in Hungarian):

Attila Mrenka (Museum of Sopron): Most recent archaeological research in the collecting areas of the Museum of Sopron

Viktória Kiss (Institute of Archeology, HAS RCH, Momentum Mobility Research Group): Bosses along the Golden Stream (Arany-patak). New results of the Momentum Mobility Research Group

Eszter Melis (Institute of Archeology, HAS RCH, Momentum Mobility Research Group): At the western gates of the Carpathian Basin: Northwestern Transdanubia in the first half of the Bronze Age



In Miskolc, a whole-day international archeological conference is organized by Klára P. Fischl, titled Settlement Layouts, System and Structures of the Otomani-Füzesabony Cultural Complex. The extremely rich programme will provide lectures summarizing the state of research on the Bronze Age Füzesabony/Ottomani cultural unit.

Representing our research group, Ildikó Szathmári and Szilvia Guba will present the latest results of the research on the village of Füzesabony.

Venue: University of Miskolc, building C/2, Room 34


9.00 – 9.45: Klára P. Fischl: Greetings, Aim of the Conference
Introduction to the settlement structure of the OFCC in the Dél-Borsod flatland area

9.45 –10.05 Meglepetés előadás

10.05 – 10.25 Dani János / Márkus Gábor / Bálint Marianna / Bacskai Itván: Early and middle Bronze Age settlement network around Polgár.

10.25 – 10.45 Discussion

10.45 – 11.05 Kertész Gabriella Nikoletta: Nondestructive researches at Alsóvadász-Várdomb archaeological site

11.05 – 11.25 Szathmári Ildikó / Guba Szilvia: New results on the settlement structure of the Füzesabony Bronze Age tell

11.25 –11.45 Mengyán Ákos: Problems of the late Hatvan period at the Southern foothills of the Bükk mountains.

11.45 – 12. 30 Discussion

12.30–13.30 Lunch in the university canteen

13.40 –14.00 J. Gancarski / P. Madej, Defensive settlements of the Otomani-Füzesabony Culture in the Wisłoka river basin.

14.20 – 14.40 J. Jędrysik / M.S. Przybyła: Bronze Age fortified settlement on Zyndram’s Hill at Maszkowice (Polish Carpathians)

14.40 – 15.00: Discussion

15.00 – 15.50 Ladislav Olexa: The Settlement II of Nižna Mišľa

Štefan Olšav: Stone implements of Nižna Mišľa – poster

Lucia Szabó: The pit 519 at Nižna Mišľa and its metallurgical finds – poster

Peter Romsauer: Košice-Barca – poster

15.50 – 16.00 Discussion

16.00 – 16.20: Dominika Oravkinova: „All humans are equal, but some are more equal than others” Towards intra-site social organization at Spišský Štvrtok.

16.20 – 16.40: Péter Tóth – Dominika Oravkinova: Settlement strategies at the end of the Early Bronze Age in Eastern Slovakia.

16.40 – 17.00 Discussion

17.00 –17.20: Zsolt Molnár / Liviu Marta: Landscape and habitat in north-western Transylvania. Archaeological researches of the Middle Bronze Age tell Carei-Bobald (Satu Mare County, RO).

17.20 –17.40: Florin Gogâltan / Gruia Fazecas: At the south-eastern edge of the Otomani-Fuzesabony Cultural Complex

17.40 – 18.00: Marian Lie / Cristina Cordoș / Alexandra Gavan: Tell-site of Toboliu “Dămbu Zănăcanului” (Bihor County), Otomani-Füzesabony

18.00 –18.20 Discussion

18.20 – 18.40: Kobály József: Die mittlere Bronzezeit in der Transkarpatien (Ukraine)

18.40 – 19.00: Ilčišin Vasyl: Burial place of the Bronze Age horses in the Burial mound near Husiatyn Ternopil region (by results of archeological excavations 2015)


All interested are welcome to attend the programs.