Amphorae production in Abkhazia in Hellenistic and Roman times
Vnukov S.Yu.

Fractional dating of the kurgans at Brut 1 cemetery (North Ossetia)
Gabuev T.A., Khokhlova O.S.

Rus-Byzantine contexts of the medieval discoveries in Chełm and Stołpie (southeastern Poland)
Buko A.

In Memory of N.Ya. Merpert

Mesopotamian-Caucasian connections in the 4th–3d millennia BC
Munchaev R.M., Amirov Sh.N.

Eneolithic cemetery at Tell Yunatsite: issues of interpretation
Balabina V.I., Mishina T.N.

Symbolics of the grave goods from Maykop kurgan and the cult of Inanna-Ishtar
Korenevsky S.N.

Skull modeling in the Levant in the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B
Kornienko T.V.

Works of Young Scientists on the Middle Ages

Dating of the chamber burial in kurgan 348 at Timeryovo necropolis
Zozulya S.S.

Bolshoye Davydovskoye 2 medieval settlement near Suzdal
Fedorina A.N., Krasnikova A.M.

Forged pieces from Krutik medieval settlement
Kashintsev A.Yu.

Chronology of the locks and keys from medieval Novgorod (based on the materials from Nerevsky excavation site)
Kudryavtsev A.A.

Glazed jars of Byzantine origin from Samosdelka site
Boldyreva E.M.

Textiles from Mari and Mordva burials, 16th–19th cc. (based on the materials from the State Historical Museum)
Pavlova N.A.


Rescue archaeology in Russia (to the 40th anniversary of the Rescue Excavations Department)
Engovatova A.V.


New find of a stamped Byzantine silver vessel in Eastern Europe
Rodinkova V.E.

History of Science

To the 100th anniversary of the 15th Archaeological Congress in Novgorod
Gaidukov P.G., Gervais N.N.

N.Ya. Merpert tells of V.A. Gorodtsov (interview from April 9, 2010)
Belozerova I.V., Kuzminykh S.V.

Critics and Bibliography

Against subjective interpretations in antique studies
Koshelenko G.A.

A.I. Kubyshev, S.S. Bessonova, N.V. Kovalev. The Bratoluybovsky mound. Kiev, 2009.
V.A. Romashko, S.A. Skoryi. Bliznets-2: Scythian aristocratic mound in the Dnieper right-bank Nadporozhye. Dnepropetrovsk, 2009.
Guliaev V.I.


To the jubilee of Marina Dmitrievna Poluboyarinova
Valiulina S.I., Koval V.Yu., Kokorina N.A., Kuzina I.N.

To the jubilee of Vladimir Aleksandrovich Kuznetsov
Albegova Z.Kh., Afanasyev G.E., Korobov D.S.

To the jubilee of Rimma Dmitrievna Goldina
Melnichuk A.F., Chernykh E.M.

Our jubilee
Kashkin A.V.

Our journal’s 55th anniversary
Beliaev L.A.

List of abbreviations

Author index, 2012