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VITA ANTIQUA, 11 (2019)                                                                        ISSN 2522-9419 (Online), 2519-4542 (Print)
Center for Paleoethnological Research

VITA ANTIQUA 11, 2019, Archaeology, Museum & Monument Studies: educational and research aspects
Experience in the Implementation of Experimental Studies in Stone Age Archaeology: education, science and museum studies, 78-91

Ryzhov S.M.1, Stepanchuk V.M.2, Vetrov V.S.3, Naumenko O.O.1, Pogorilets O.H.3
1Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
2Institute of Archeology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
3Mezhibizh State Historical and Cultural Reserve

DOI: 10.37098/VA-2019-11-78-91
UDK: [902:378].001.4


At the present stage, research in archaeology is inextricably linked with the testing and verification of various methods. One of these methods in archaeology include experiment. At the same time, in the process of research work there is a need to train young scientists who are able to master new methods of processing and interpretation of archaeological material.

For the last 5 years, experimental sites and an experimental laboratory have been established on the basis of the Department of Archaeology and Museum Studies at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and the State Historical and Cultural Reserve “Mezhibizh” with the participation of the Institute of Archaeology of NAS of Ukraine. Experimental research methodology was developed and an electronic database was created using the latest technologies of material fixation, processing and visualization.

At this stage, an experimental program for the study and reconstruction of the ancient stone knapping methods and techniques in the Lower Palaeolithic of Ukraine is being implemented.

The methodological aspects of carrying out the experimental program “The first techniques and technologies of the early prehistory of Ukraine” are presented in the paper.

Key words: experimental studies, experimental map, technique, technology of knapped stone, Lower Paleolithic.

Language: Ukrainian


Cite as:
Ryzhov, S.M., Stepanchuk, V.M., Vetrov, V.S., Naumenko, O.O., Pogorilets, O.H. 2019. Experience in the Implementation of Experimental Studies in Stone Age Archaeology: education, science and museum studies (Dosvid vprovadzhennia eksperymentalnykh doslidzhen v arkheolohii kamianoho viku: osvita, nauka ta muzeieznavstvo). VITA ANTIQUA 11. Archaeology, Museum & Monument Studies : educational and research aspects, p. 66-77 (in Ukrainian).

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