The project proposes to edit and submit for press the research results achieved by the previous project of the applicant “Iron and settlement: the Říčany region”, 2002-2004, supported by the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic. The proposed volume intendsto present archaeological sources from the study area, mainly of the Iron Age and Roman periods, and to compare the results obtained by different archaeological approaches (surface survey and excavation) and by the methods of natural history, in the study of settlement and production activities and areas. The study area is viewed as an early bloomery district. The two years of the project will be dedicated to the completion, revision and adjustment of the texts, databases and graphics, to the English translation of summaries and final editing.
The Říčany area as a siderurgical district
• (Principal) Investigator:
PhDr. Natálie Venclová, DrSc.
• identification number:
Central Bohemia; Iron Age; iron production; settlement