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Publication . Article . 2014

The late medieval vessel stove tiles in the topographical context of Klaipėda

Raimonda Nabazaite;
Open Access
Estonian
Published: 01 Jan 2014
Country: Lithuania
Abstract

The article presents the late medieval vessel stove tiles of Klaipėda, which are located on the Baltic Sea shore of the current territory of Lithuania. This article analyses the technological and morphological qualities of vessel tiles. The author attempts to characterize and compare the types of tiles according to the materials used from three areas of Klaipėda: 1) the territory of the castle and the medieval town; 2) the town dump; 3) the relocated town in the early modern period. Furthermore, the article attempts to update both the topographical changes of the town and the historical context which may have influenced the renewal of daily household items, including tile stoves in the houses of the townspeople.

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Microsoft Academic Graph classification: Context (language use) Shore geography.geographical_feature_category geography Baltic sea Archaeology Early modern period Tile visual_art.visual_art_medium visual_art History Stove

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Archeology

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