Evidence: Eneolithic | Bronze Age | Iron Age | Antique | Albanian | Medieval | Post-Medieval

A single burial at this site has an Iron Age date despite the remainder of the cemetery being Eneolithic. This was confirmed by the two radiocarbon dates and is therefore presumably correct, unless there has been some Iron Age contamination of the grave. The best interpretation is that this is a burial inserted into a pre-existing cemetery that was clearly visible in the Iron Age landscape, even though the true origins of the site may not have been known.

The grave in question is kurgan 12, with radiocarbon dates of Cal BC 780-410 (Beta 226238) and Cal BC 800-520 (Beta 220999).


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