Karashamb 2015, Tomb 565

 

  


Tomb 565 has two chambers: 565A and 565B

General Info 

565A – the tomb was constructed in the southern section of the cromlech.

1. Chamber: rectangular, subterranean, natural burial, 1.60 x 0.95 x 0.85 m.
2. The longitudinal axis is oriented north-south.
3. The tomb was covered with basalt slabs.
4. External structure: the tomb is encircled by a sub-circular basalt cromlech which is incomplete in its eastern section. It measures 5.10 m in diameter north to south and 3.00 m in diameter east to west.
5. Human remains: disarticulated and in an indistinct position.
6. Burial goods: 6 ceramic vessels.
7. Additional information: numerous pottery fragments were found in the fill of the tomb.


Archaeological Materials

Pot

1. Clay, wheel-made, incised decorations, platform-like false handle
2. Late Bronze Age
3. Lchashen – Metsamor 2
4. XIV - XIII c. BC

Jar

1. Clay, wheel-made, incised decorations
2. Late Bronze Age
3. Lchashen – Metsamor 2
4. XIV - XIII c. BC

Pot

1. Clay, wheel-made, incised decorations, x-shaped polished decorations, four oval-shaped false handles
2. Late Bronze Age
3. Lchashen – Metsamor 2
4. XIV - XIII c. BC

 


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  • General Info

    565B – the tomb was constructed in the northern section of the cromlech.

    1. Chamber: rectangular, subterranean, natural burial, 1.62 x 0.90 x 0.80 m.
    2. The longitudinal axis is oriented east-west.
    3. The tomb was covered with basalt slabs.
    4. External structure: the tomb is encircled by a sub-circular basalt cromlech which is incomplete in its eastern section. It measures 5.10 m in diameter north to south and 3.00 m in diameter east to west.
    5. Human remains: adult, only skull and few other bones, the head is oriented to the west facing north.
    6. Burial goods: 7 ceramic vessels.
    7. Additional information: there was an intrusive burial in the upper part of the tomb.


    Archaeological Materials

    Pot

    1. Clay, wheel-made, incised decorations
    2. Late Bronze Age
    3. Lchashen – Metshamor 2
    4. XIV - XIII c. BC

    Pot

    1. Clay, wheel-made, incised decorations
    2. Late Bronze Age
    3. Lchashen – Metshamor 2
    4. XIV - XIII c. BC

    Jar

    1. Clay, wheel-made, incised and polished decorations
    2. Late Bronze Age
    3. Lchashen – Metshamor 2
    4. XIV - XIII c. BC

    Cup

    1. Clay, wheel-made, bow-shaped handle, cannelures decoration
    2. Late Bronze Age
    3. Lchashen – Metshamor 2
    4. XIV - XIII c. BC


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