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Курганный могильник «Пластуновский 54» в Прикубанье
Kurgan Cemetery of “Plastunovskiy 54” in the Kuban Region

Author(s): Boris A. Raev
Subject(s): History, Archaeology, Ancient World
Published by: Издательский дом Stratum, Университет «Высшая антропологическая школа»

Summary/Abstract: The article is a complete publication of the recently excavated burial mound that contains burials dated by the time span of the Bronze – late Middle Ages. The burial mound is located on the right bank of the river Kuban’ on the territory that for ages used to serve as a contact zone between the steppe nomads and inhabitants of the Northern Caucasus foothills.A series of middle Bronze burials in the barrow 4 is of special interest due to wooden chariots that are a key element of the funeral structure. The mound of this barrow has a good stratification, and most graves of the Bronze Age are connected with consequent additions to the mound.

  • Issue Year: 2004
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 320-396
  • Page Count: 77
  • Language: Russian