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The tea set for six people was made in Romania in 1996 on the occasion of the 560th anniversary of the founding of Chișinău. The service consists of 22 items. It contains six cups and saucers, large plate, six dessert plates, teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug. Each of them bears the image of an architectural object from Chișinău and the State Emblem of the Republic of Moldova. They are hand-painted with cobalt and decorated with colloidal gold.


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Anthropomorphic figurines from Cucuteni A stage from the Prut-Dniester interfluve (the collections of the National Museum of History of Moldova)

Anthropomorphic figurines from Cucuteni A stage from the Prut-Dniester interfluve (the collections of the National Museum of History of Moldova)

Biblioteca „Tyragetia” XXXI, Chişinău, 2019, 263 p.

The following catalogue is intended to be an exhaustive publication of the collections of Cucuteni A figurines stored in the patrimony of the National Museum of History of Moldova. As the main institution specialized in the storage and exhibition of historical and archaeological heritage of the Republic of Moldova, the Museum is a vast archaeological repository. The miniature clay imagery represents the most numerous, durable and dynamic category of anthropomorphic representations from the European Neolithic and Copper Age.

The book was published in two languages (Romanian and English) and contains 263 pages with the text, 14 figures and 63 color plates.

Contents

Introduction (S. Ţerna, M. Vasilache)

Chapter I. THE INVESTIGATION OF THE CUCUTENI A STAGE BETWEEN PRUT AND DNIESTER – GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS  (M. Vasilache)

Chapter II. ANTHROPOMORPHIC FIGURINES OF THE CUCUTENI A STAGE – GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS  (S. Ţerna)

Research history

Current status of collections of Cucuteni A - Tripolye B1 anthropomorphic figurines

Technology and modeling

Dimensions

Position

Fragmentation and preservation

Morphology

Stylistics

Context of discovery

A “society of figurines”

Chapter III. COLLECTIONS (M. Vasilache)

1. Cuconeştii Vechi I

2. Cotova

3. Duruitoarea Veche I

4. Duruitoarea Nouă (Ivanovca)

5. Horodca Mare “La Cetate”

6. Jora de Sus

7. Moşana I

8. Putineşti II

9. Putineşti III

10. Ruseştii Noi I

11. Stolniceni “Cetate”

Chapter IV. GENERAL CHARACTERIZATION OF THE CUCUTENI A ANTHROPOMORPHIC PLASTIC ART FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HISTORY OF MOLDOVA (S. Ţerna)

Conclusions (S. Ţerna)

Bibliography

Plates



 

 


Independent Moldova
Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic
Bessarabia and MASSR between the Two World Wars
Bessarabia and Moldavian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the Period between the Two World Wars
Revival of National Movement
Time of Reforms and their Consequences
Abolition of Autonomy. Bessarabia – a New Tsarist Colony
Period of Relative Autonomy of Bessarabia within the Russian Empire
Phanariot Regime
Golden Age of the Romanian Culture
Struggle for Maintaining of Independence of Moldova
Formation of Independent Medieval State of Moldova
Era of the
Great Nomad Migrations
Early Middle Ages
Iron Age and Antiquity
Bronze Age
Aeneolithic Age
Neolithic Age
Palaeolithic Age

  
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#Exhibit of the Month

The tea set for six people was made in Romania in 1996 on the occasion of the 560th anniversary of the founding of Chișinău. The service consists of 22 items. It contains six cups and saucers, large plate, six dessert plates, teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug. Each of them bears the image of an architectural object from Chișinău and the State Emblem of the Republic of Moldova. They are hand-painted with cobalt and decorated with colloidal gold...

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The National Museum of History of Moldova takes place among the most significant museum institutions of the Republic of Moldova, in terms of both its collection and scientific reputation.
©2006-2021 National Museum of History of Moldova
Visit museum 31 August 1989 St., 121 A, MD 2012, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Phones:
Secretariat: +373 (22) 24-43-25
Department of Public Relations and Museum Education: +373 (22) 24-04-26
Fax: +373 (22) 24-43-69
E-mail: office@nationalmuseum.md
Technical Support: info@nationalmuseum.md
Web site administration and maintenance: Andrei EMILCIUC

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