AN EXPERIENCE IN TOPOGRAPHY MAPPING OF LYSUKHA HILLFORT. MEASUREMENTS AND ANALYSIS OF SETTLEMENT CURRENT PRESERVATION. RECONSTRUCTION OF THE NATURAL RELIEF STATE


  • O. V. Manigda Institute of Archaeology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • O. S. Probyigolova the State Enterprise «Science Research Сentre “Protective Archaeology Service of Ukraine”»
  • S. V. Ocheretnyj Institute of Archaeology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Keywords: Lysukha Hillfort, topography mapping, slope analysis, aspect analysis viewshed analysis

Abstract

The paper is devoted to the topography of hillfort 1th—3th cent. located on Lysukha Mountain in basin of Dnipro river. Methods of mapping, measurements and current preservation condition of hillford are reviewed. Relief of Lysukha Mountain was badly damaged by construction of Kaniv’ reservoir. That’s was the reason for reconstruction the natural state of mountain relief made by authors. Also, several analyzes were done to determine the weight of topography for hillfort functioning as a settlement structure in old times.

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Published
2018-03-25
How to Cite
Manigda, O. V., Probyigolova, O. S., & Ocheretnyj, S. V. (2018). AN EXPERIENCE IN TOPOGRAPHY MAPPING OF LYSUKHA HILLFORT. MEASUREMENTS AND ANALYSIS OF SETTLEMENT CURRENT PRESERVATION. RECONSTRUCTION OF THE NATURAL RELIEF STATE. Archaeology and Early History of Ukraine, 26(1), 293-300. https://doi.org/10.37445/adiu.2018.01.19