Karashamb 2013, Tomb 211

General Info

1. Chamber: rectangular, subterranean, natural burial, 2.00 x 1.30 x 1.38 m.
2. The longitudinal axis is oriented northeast-southwest.
3. The tomb was without a cover.
4. External structure: the tomb is encircled by a sub-circular basalt cromlech measuring 5.70 m north to south and 5.40 m east to west.
5. Human remains: the deceased was an adult male, his head was in the south facing east, he was lying on his right side with his legs bent and his left arm outstretch forward. The remains were covered with red ochre.
6. Burial goods: 5 ceramic vessels, 6 bronze armor buttons, 2 obsidian arrowheads, 2 bronze rings, and a bronze dagger.
7. Additional information: numerous pottery fragments, bones, and obsidian flakes, three beads and 1 obsidian arrowhead were discovered in the earthen fill of the tomb.


Archaeological Materials

Pot

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

Pot

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

Jar

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

Pot

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

Dagger shaft-handled

1. Bronze, cast, symmetrically shaped blade, sharp edges
2. Late Bronze Age
3. Lchashen – Metsamor 2
4. XV – XIII c. BC

Armor button

1. Bronze, cast, round with triangular decorations
2. Late Bronze Age
3. Lchashen – Metsamor 2
4. XV – XIII c. BC

Armor button

1. Bronze, cast, round, without decorations
2. Late Bronze Age
3. Lchashen – Metsamor 2
4. XV – XIII c. BC

Arrowhead

1. Obsidian, bifacially flaked, with a rectangular notched base
2. Late Bronze Age
3. Lchashen – Metsamor 2


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