From 3 to 8 June 2019 in Lecce (Italy), an 18th Conference of the International Workgroup for Palaeoethnobotany took place. was presented by members of the project there: ” Humans in the Environment: Plants and Landscapes in Mesolithic in the Paliwodzizna (Dobrzyń Lakeland, Northern Poland)” (authors Agnieszka M. Noryśkiewicz, Monika Badura, Grzegorz Osipowicz, Michał Jankowski and Piotr Weckwerth).
From 23 to 24 May 2019, the Archaeological Museum in Biskupin hosted the: IX Konferencja Sprawozdawcza „Badania archeologiczne w województwie kujawsko-pomorskim w latach 2017-2018”.
The conference is organized every 2 years and refers to current archaeological research results carried out in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship. It’s organized by the Provincial Office for Monuments Protection in Toruń-Delegatura in Bydgoszcz, the Institute of Archeology of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń and the Archaeological Museum in Biskupin.
We were also there 🙂 Dr hab. Grzegorz Osipowicz presented a lecture: Z badań nad wczesnoholoceńskimi społecznościami zbieracko-łowieckimi Pojezierza Chełmińsko-Dobrzyńskiego. Rezultaty prac wykopaliskowych przeprowadzonych w latach 2017-2018 na stanowiskach Nowogród 26 i Paliwodzizna 29, gm. Golub-Dobrzyń.
Detailed information can be found at:
Dear Colleagues, we invite you to visit an interactive map of the site Paliwodzizna 29. The map illustrates the area of our current excavations and distribution of the features and different kind of artefacts. You are able to switch on and of particular elements of the map. The most interesting features are illustrated with photos. The map can be found here:
In the third issue of the Newsletter “EXPERIMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN NCU” you can find a report from one of the volunteers dedicated to experimental work carried out during our last year’s excavations. Below is also a link to the whole number. We invite you to read 🙂
We invite all interested to read a new article regarding the “mysterious curved knives” and plant processing in the Late Mesolithic in Poland. Article was published in the Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences.
Osipowicz G. 2019. Plant processing in the Late Mesolithic Poland: in search for function of the mysterious ‘curved knives’. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences.
In the latest issue of Archaeologia Polona a new article concerning treatment and use of non-flint stone raw materials found on site 17 in Nowogród was published- “Late Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Treatment and Use of Non-flint Stone Raw Materials: Material Collection From Site 17 at Nowogród, Golub-Dobrzyń District, Poland”. All interested are warmly invited to read:)
Osipowicz G., Chachlikowski P., Orłowska J., Kasztovszky Z., Siuda R., Weckwerth P.2018. Late Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Treatment and Use of Non-flint Stone Raw Materials: Material Collection From Site 17 at Nowogród, Golub-Dobrzyń District, Poland. Archaeologia Polona, Vol. 56 (2018): Characteristics and distribution of siliceous rocks in prehistory (edited by Dagmara H. Werra and Iwona Sobkowiak-Tabaka), Pages 103-125.
On December 16, 2018, the X Archaeological Christmas Seminary of the Institute of Archaeology, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń took place, during which dr Grzegorz Osipowicz presented a paper entitled: “Z działalności Pracowni Traseologii w roku 2018”.
As part of it was discussed, among others, the results of studies related to the Project.
Below the link to the event:
A short movie presenting archaeological survey on the Mesolithic site Paliwodzizna 29 in this Summer 🙂
From 29 May to 1 June 2018 in Nice (France), a meeting of the members of the traceological association AWRANA took place. Two posters were presented by members of the project there: ”Large houses” in the Mesolithic of the Polish Lands? A case of the Ludowice 6 site. The significance of the use-wear analysis for the settlement studies (by Grzegorz Osipowicz) and Function of the Mesolithic bâtons percés: problem solved? (by Grzegorz Osipowicz and Mariusz Bosiak).
In turn, from 4 to 9 June 2018 in Paris (France) took place the 18th UISPP world congress on which a speech by dr G. Osipowicz was presented: Mesolithic wood tar production place? Possible dwelling and a complex of the stone structures from Paliwodzizna 29 site, Golub-Dobrzyń commune (central Poland).
Below the link to the events: