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Author BliujienÄ—, AudronÄ—, 1954-

Title Northern gold : amber in Lithuania (c. 100 to c. 1200) / by Audrone Bliujiene
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xli, 423 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450 ; v. 18
East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450 ; v. 18.
Contents Acknowledgements; List of Figures; List of Appendices; List of Tables; Chronological System Used in the Book; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter One Baltic Amber: Distribution, Main Sources and Accessibility; Chapter Two Amber in Lithuanian Historiography; Chapter Three The Aestii and the Glesum Epoch; Chapter Four Amber in Medieval Lithuania; Conclusions; Appendices and Tables; Bibliography; Index
Summary Thi study presents a systematic analysis of the huge, and in most cases, completely new archaeological evidence for amber from Lithuania and the surrounding regions. A comprehensive synthesis of archaeological evidence and written sources provides an opportunity to develop new viewpoints about the sources of amber, extraction methods and amber-wearing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Amber -- Lithuania
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Lithuania
Jewelry, Prehistoric -- Lithuania
NATURE -- Natural Resources.
NATURE -- Rocks & Minerals.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Jewelry, Prehistoric.
SUBJECT Lithuania -- Antiquities.
Subject Lithuania.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789004217355