Opishnia fortified settlement

Opishnia fortified settlement [Опішнянське городище; Opishnianske horodyshche]. A Romen-Borshcheve culture settlement of the late 8th to 9th century located in Opishnia, Poltava oblast. Excavations in 1940 and 1957 uncovered fourteen semi-pit dwellings with clay ovens, 20 agricultural buildings and workshops, tools, personal effects, and dishes.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 3 (1993).]

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