Andrzej Buko

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology
Polish Academy of Sciences
E-mail: Polish Academy of Sciencesv

Fields of interest:

• Medieval towns and rural archaeology

• The beginnings of Polish state and European civilization

• Ceramics in archaeology

Recent publications:

2013 (with Kara M. P.D.T., Duczko W., Frei K.M., Sobkowiak-Tabaka I.) A unique medieval cemetery from the 10th/11th century with chamber-like graves from Bodzia (central Poland). Preliminary result of the multidisciplinary research, “Archäologisches Korrespondenzblatt” , vol. 43, 3, p. 423-442.

2013 Byzantine cultural enclave in the Central Europe? An example of the mortared tower complex at Stołpie (south-eastern Poland) in: Rome, Constantinople and Newly Converted Europe: Archaeological and Historical Evidence, M.Salamon, M.Woloszyn, A. Musin, P. Spechar, M. Hardt, M.P. Kruk, A. Sulikowska-Gąska eds, vol. 1, Kraków-Leipzig-Rzeszów, p. 233-249.

2012 Early Medieval Archaeology in Poland: the Beginnings and Development Stages, “Post Classical Archaeologies”, vol, 2, p. 361-378

2011 Sandomierz sedes regni principalis and State Formation Processes in Little Poland (in:) Frühgeschichtliche Zentrallorte in Mitteleuropa, Studien zur Archäeologie Europas, vol. 14, Bonn, p. 643-649.

2011 Between Wolin and Truso: the southern part of the Baltic Rim at the time of Rise of the Polish State (an archaeological perspective) (in:) The Image of the Baltic. A Festschrift for Nils Blomkvist, Gotland University Press, ed. M.F. Scholz, p. 53-70.

2010 The first early urban centers in Little Poland and the policy of the first Piast„ dynasty “Acta Praehistorica et Archaeologica” vol. 42, p. 51-70.

2010 Roots of early European urbanization: an introduction (in:) Making a medieval town. Patterns of early medieval urbanization, A. Buko & M. Mc Carthy eds, Warszawa, p. 7-14.


2010 Edilizia residenziale in Europa centro-settentrionale (secoli IX-X), (in:) P.Galetti (ed.) Edilizia residenziale tra IX-X secolo. Storia e archeologia, Firenze, All’Insegna del Giglio, Firenze 2010, s.199-221.

2009 Stołpie. Tajemnice kamiennej wieży, (Stolpie. Mysteries of the Mortared Tower) Warszawa.

2009 (ed. & co-author) Zespół wieżowy w Stołpiu. Badania 2003-2005 (The Mortared Tower Complex in Stolpie. Excavations 2003-2005), Warszawa.

2009 Nekotoryje probljemy archeologii i istorii srednovekovych Chołma i Stołpje v svete novych issledovanij, Zapiski Instituta Istorii Materialnoj Kultury RAN, No 4, p. 170-185.

2008 The Archaeology of Early Medieval Poland. Discoveries-hypotheses interpretations, Brill, Leiden-Boston.

2008 Ceramology: what is it and why? “Archaeologia Polona”, vol. 46, p. 15-27.

2008 Pottery fragmentation as a source of archaeological information, “Archaeologia Polona”, vol. 46, p. 149-162.

2008 “Tribal” societies and the rising of early medieval trade: archaeological evidence from Polish lands (eights- tenth centuries) (in 🙂 Post Roman Towns, Trade and Settlements in Europe and Byzantium, ed. J. Henning, vol. 1: The Heirs of the Roman West , De Gruyter, Berlin-New-York p. 431-450.

2007 On the frontier between the West and East Slavonic Worlds: The Area West of the Upper Bug River during 10 th -13th Centuries (in:) Siedlung, Kommunikaiton, und Wirtschaft in Westslawischen Raum, F. Biermann, T. Kersting eds., Lengenweissbach, 2007, p. 57-65.

2005/-2011 Archeologia Polski wczesnośredniowiecznej. Odkrycia hipotezy-interpretacje. (The Archaeology of Early Medieval Poland. Discoveries-hypotheses Interpretations), wydanie I Warszawa 2005, wydanie II Warszawa 2006, wydanie III Warszawa 2011.

2005 Unknown Revolution: Archaeology and the Begennings of the Polish State (in:) East Central & Eastern Europe in the Early Middle Ages, F. Curta ed., The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, s. 162-178.

1998 Początki Sandomierza (The origins of Sandomierz ), Warszawa.

1997 Kleczanów. Badania rozpoznawcze 1989-1992 (Kleczanow. Trial Excavations 1989- 1992), Warszawa.

1993 (co-author) Dzieje Sandomierza (The History of Sandomierz), vol.1 – Middle Ages (ed. H. Samsonowicz), Toruń.

1990 Ceramika wczesnopolska. Wprowadzenie do badań (The Early Medieval Polish Pottery. Introduction into Research), Wrocław.