Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis, Vol 3, No 3 (2011)

Fireplace in a Structure of Archaic Dwelling-House

Karolina Buivydaitė


The aim of this work is to unravel the genesis of fireplace in a structure of ancient dwelling-house. The work is based in archaeological findings situated in Lithuanian territory. Fireplace has been and remains one of the most essential components in the existence and in the structure of a house, but so it did not attain a special research in our architecturology so far. There is various sparse and scattered data on the fireplaces of a dwelling-houses in a works of archaeologists, historians and ethnologists. The work‘s attempt is to fill the above-mentioned gap. Time period, discussed in this article, is the earliest stage in a development of a fireplace, starting jointly with the beginning of building stationary dwelling-houses.

Article in Lithuanian

Article in: Lithuanian

Article published: 2011-06-07

Keyword(s): cultural heritage, dwelling-house, fireplace, hearth

DOI: 10.3846/mla.2011.057

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Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis ISSN 2029-2341, eISSN 2029-2252
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