Alexey A. Gippius
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia;
Institute of Slavic Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia;
The article is a preliminary publication of the birchbark letters found in Veliky Novgorod and Staraya Russa during the archaeological season of 2018.
Gippius А. А. Birchbark letters from Veliky Novgorod and Staraya Russa excavations of 2018. Voprosy Jazykoznanija, 2019, 4: 47–71.
The research is supported by grant of the Russian Science Foundation (project No. 19-18-00352). Archaeological research at Troitsky excavation in Veliky Novgorod is supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (project № 18-09-00372). The author is grateful to the heads of excavations for providing texts for publication and stratigraphic data. He also expresses his sincere gratitude to M. A. Bobrik, S. M. Mikheev, D. V. Sitchinava and M. N. Tolstaya for their valuable comments on the draft version of this article.