MAIASK. 2015. No. 7

N.A. Abramova (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

The research of the Eski-Kermen cave town” in the 20's and 30's of the 20th century

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Pages: 106-124

The aim of the study was poorly studied lighting highlights the history of the study of Eski-Kermen “cave town”. In offering you article will talk about the study of historical and cultural monuments, the expedition of the State Academy of the History of Material Culture, as well as other scientific organizations of the USSR Academy of Sciences in the 20th-30th years of XX c. Particular attention was paid to identifying the role of archeology in the study of Eski-Kermen. In the new role it was highlighted of N. L. Ernst, V. P. and P. P. Babenchikov, N. I. Repnikov, E. V. Veymarn, and V. I. Ravdonikas. The conclusions of these researchers determined the approaches to the study of antiquities of Eski-Kermen.


Key words: Eski-Kermen, “cave towns”, expeditions of GAIMK, N. I. Repnikov.


Received November 26, 2015
Accepted for publication November 30, 2015


About the author:

Abramova Natalya Anatolyevna (Saint Petersburg, Russia). Graduate student of Department of History of Ancient Culture, Institute of History of Material Culture of the Russian Academy of Sciences.