Golden Horde Sites on the Territory of Astrakhan Region Cover Image

Памятники золотоордынской эпохи на территории Астраханской области
Golden Horde Sites on the Territory of Astrakhan Region

Author(s): Evgeniy M. Pigarev
Subject(s): History, Archaeology, Regional Geography, Historical Geography
Published by: Издательский дом Stratum, Университет «Высшая антропологическая школа»
Keywords: Lower Volga region; Astrakhan region; Golden Horde sites; urban centres; historical geography
Summary/Abstract: The article is the first attempt in twenty-five years to present complete corpus of Golden Horde sites found on the territory of Astrakhan region. The corpus includes 115 sites: barrow and ground necropolises, fortified and open settlements. For each site, the author indicates its characteristics, short description of the location, topography, state of preservation and research, as well as main finds; and for the necropolises — he provides peculiarities of the funeral rite. The material presented enables a better understanding of such problem as “Lower Volga Golden Horde town and formation of its vicinity”.

  • Page Range: 181-196
  • Page Count: 16
  • Publication Year: 2015
  • Language: Russian