Age till 20th
Prehistoric societies are recognized
through archaeological information. Accurate and scientific disclosure
of history's secrets is necessary for those who desire knowledge of our
It is the goal of this exposition of Baltic Archeology to present a
cross-section of society's development, and to acquaint you with the
Balts' archaeology and prehistoric society from the bronze age to modern
times (bronze and iron ages, early iron, middle iron, late iron ages,
early middle ages, middle ages, modern times).
While observing scientific limits in definition and reconstruction,
certain fragments characterizing those societies have been
reconstituted. This may include an individual article, grave goods,
funeral customs or rituals, fragments of buildings, part of a cultural
layer, or an archaeological monument.
Material associated with archaeological monuments (burial grounds,
hill-forts, settlements) for each basic group has been employed in
building this exhibit. The visitor will become acquainted with
archaeological sources for diverse periods.
A specific informational system has been applied throughout the
exposition, defining a period's attributes and grouping data. Throughout
each period there lived people who arrayed themselves in clothing and
adornments; who worked and armed themselves; made tools; looked after
crops and animals; built homes and forts; modified their surroundings
and landscape; and lived in communities, while observing customs and
We wish you success, searching out the future within the past.
Text and illustrations were prepared by Kaunas
Technological University multimedia laboratory.
The Exhibit consists of 11 separate areas, offering
information arranged and presented according to each specific society's
distinguishing characteristics. The exhibit's tables provide access to
individual blocs of data leading to diverse information, from archaeological
findings to reconstructions of the population's dwellings and environment.
Presented by the
Multimedia Laboratory of Kaunas Technological
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