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Nosely III Settlement by Results of Studies in 2008
The article peresents results of new archaeological studies of the medieval horizon of Nosely III settlement in Mari Volga region. It contains defi nitions of objects connected with the medieval layer (household pits). The authors provide results of analysis of the ceramic material represented by the local (hand-made, early wheel and “Slavicoid” ceramics) and imported (wheel-made Russian and Bulgar-Horde) ware and complex of items. New materials allow us to provide a more precise dating of the settlement and limit the time of its existence to 14th – 15th centuries and defi ne it as a Mari rural settlement belonging to the district of the Maly Sundyr (Vazhnanger) hillfort.
archaeologyMiddle Volga regionMiddle AgesMari peoplesettlementceramics
About the author(s)
Mikheev Alexey V. Candidate of Historical Sciences. Mari Research Institute of Language, Literature and History named after V.M. Vasilyev. Krasnoarmeyskaya St., 44, Yoshkar-Ola, 424036, Mari El Republic, Russian Federation; email@example.com
Mikheeva Aurika I. Candidate of Historical Sciences. The Mari El Republic Ministry of Culture, Press and Ethnic Issues. Kremlevskaya St., 41, Yoshkar-Ola, 424002, Mari El Republic, Russian Federtion; firstname.lastname@example.org