Archaeological excavation near Debrecen (Hungary) 7,6 ha

Project title:
Realization of full archaeological research works including field documentation, and post-treatment of the unearthed finds prior to the construction of the expressway between Debrecen and Berettyóújfalu, and the connection between the motorway M35 and the Debrecen International Airport (Debrecen southern bypass).

Short description:
Archaeological research works on three sites (Neolithic, Iron Age, imperial Rome (Sarmatian culture), Late Avar phase, Middle Ages / Arpad age) in accordance with the professional protocol of the Hungarian National Museum, Gyula Forster National Centre for Cultural Heritage Management:
Balog-tanya, Debrecen
Szepes, Hunyadi TSz, Debrecen
Kígyós-lapos, Debrecen

Research area: 76,041 m²
Excavation director: Zoltán Farkas (Salisbury Kft)
Name and address of contractor:
Gyula Forster National Centre for Cultural Heritage Management (1014 Budapest, Táncsics Mihály utca 1.)

Services:
Comprehensive execution of the following archaeological tasks: preparation and direction of archaeological excavation project, excavation of features, completion of professional archaeology and archaeological technical work, geodetic measurements, data recording, georeferencing, documentation archiving, primary processing of the finds (cleaning, sorting, marking of artifacts, mending and cross-fitting of artifact fragments).

Date:
Start date: 1st September, 2015
Project phases:
Field archaeology: 1 September – 30 November 2015
Compilation of excavation documentation und final report (analysis, interpretation and scientific processing of specific features): 1. October 2016

Key personnel:
Excavation director: Zoltán Farkas, MA Archaeologist
Assistant excavation director: Gábor Kocsis-Buruzs, MA Archaeologist

Project location:
Balog-tanya, Debrecen (identification number: 84011) track of the expressway between Debrecen and Berettyóújfalu, section from km 45+250 to km 45+560.
Szepes Hunyadi TSz, Debrecen (identification number: 58713), track of Debrecen International Airport access road on the motorway M35 (Debrecen southern bypass), section from km 1+485 to km 1+932.
Kígyós-lapos, Derecske (identification number: 61914), track of Debrecen International Airport access road on the motorway M35 (Debrecen southern bypass), section from km 56+160 to km 56+565.

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