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Scythian Entombment Discovered in Southern Siberia
28.08.2009 00:00
Scythian Entombment Discovered in Southern Siberia
Yuri Shirin

Archeology students have found an entombment of the Scythian period in Mountainous Shoria, a territory in the Southern part of Kemerovo Region, Siberia.
      
      The entombment of the Bronze Age is tentatively dated to the 5th century B.C.
      
      We found a bronze knife with a ring on the place of the decomposed handle, archeologist Yuri Shirin said. When one of the students extracted a ceramic fragment, a rounded space appeared. The pot had been laid at the head of the bed, to the right of the buried person. The skeleton is very deformed. And yet it can be said, judging by the skull, that these are remains of a Caucasoid man".
      
      The unearthed grave is a small hollow in rocky ground. In the course of digging the archeologists also found stone knife blades, iron arrowheads, and pieces of medieval earthenware. All these artifacts cannot be included all into the Scythian period. They embrace the period from 500 to 6 thousand years ago.
      
      Most probably this cape at the confluence of rivers Mrass and Pyzas for many centuries served as a convenient stop for people that were migrating in the South Siberia for some needs unknown to us. The pottery from the pit is close to Altaic, while iron arrowheads make us recall similar ones from Minusinsk Hollow, the head of the expedition explained.
      
      Source: fedpress.ru


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