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Погребальные сооружения и обряд погребений могильника «Совхоз №10» (Севастопольский)
The Burial Features and Rite in Inhumations on the Burial Ground «Sovkhoz ¹10»

Author(s): Tatiana N. Vysotskaia
Subject(s): History, Archaeology, Ancient World
Published by: Издательский дом Stratum, Университет «Высшая антропологическая школа»

Summary/Abstract: The grave yard «Sovkhoz №10» shows traces of biritualism. The article studies various burial constructions on the necropolis, among which there were earth and niche graves. The latter prevailed, each containing one, two, three niches. Quite frequent are also inhumations in stone cists. A barrow was discovered on the territory of the grave yard; it covered a stone cist devastated in antiquity.There are some cases of infant burials in amphorae. There are as well crouched inhumations.In I-II cc., the necropolis belonged to the Greeks. In III c. AD there was a change of population, with higher incidence of cremations. Amphorae, hand-made pots, ossuaries served as urns.The fourth c. AD sees appearance of new burial structures – tombs. In early V c. AD a small settlement, to which the grave yard belonged, was destroyed by the Hunns.

  • Issue Year: 2002
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 270-277
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Russian