The Institute of Archeology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Union of Archaeologists of Ukraine present the book “Archaeology of Ukraine during the years of Independence” at the Museum of the History of the City of Kyiv.


The release of this book was supposed to be a major event in 2022, but a full-scale invasion pushed it back.

The publication offers the reader to familiarize himself with the achievements of archaeological science of Ukraine during the years of independence in an accessible form. This is a collective publication containing the most interesting results of archaeological research on monuments from ancient times to early modern times in our country.

The book contains six main chapters, which contain almost fifty essays.

  1. The oldest past of Ukraine: the Stone Age
  2. The Eneolithic is the Bronze Age
  3. Early Iron Age (from the Cimmerians to the Sarmatians)
  4. Cities and states of antiquity
  5. From the Veneds to the Antis
  6. From the Middle Ages to the Modern

The main and most famous monuments of archeology studied during the last 30 years are described in chronological order.

A list of recommended literature is attached to each chapter. Some articles are accompanied by a QR code, by which you can get more detailed information on the Internet.

The following will take part in the presentation:

— Viktor Chabai, director of the Institute of Archeology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine;
— Yevhen Synytsia, chairman of the board of the All-Ukrainian public organization “Union of Archaeologists of Ukraine”;
— Serhiy Gorbanenko, researcher at the Institute of Archeology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

“Archeology of Ukraine during the years of Independence” will not appear on the shelves of bookstores, it is all the more valuable to join the discussion and learn about the thorny path of this popular scientific publication edited by Yakov Hershkovich and Denys Grechko.

Anyone who wants to will be able to get acquainted with the achievements of Ukrainian archeology since Independence, because the book will be made publicly available.

Students, scientists and those interested in the development of Ukrainian archeology are invited to the presentation.

When: January 19 at 4:00 p.m
Where: International Center “Museum of the History of the City of Kyiv”, str. B. Khmelnytskyi, 7
free entrance

In the capital, “Sophia Kyivska” is actively engaged in archaeological research.

In January 2022, archaeologists on the territory of St. Sophia Cathedral found a fragment of a rare icon of the 11th century, and in November near the reserve dug up the foundation of the tower of the 18th century.

Maria Kataeva

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