The medieval peasant house in Bohemia – continuity and change



 
 The medieval peasant house in Bohemia – continuity and change

Jezek, Martin & Klapste, Jan & Tomasek, Martin

Ruralia IV (2001)

Abstract

In the second half of the 20th century, the Czech archaeology of Early Medieval villages reluctantly and protractedly freed itself from two well established but erroneous ideas. The first option to be demolished was that direct relicts of medieval buildings could be sought in the irregular pits discovered during archaeological excavations. It is now generally held that such pits lay outside contemporary structures, and outside their ground plans.

 

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