Karashamb 2013 - Tomb 750

General Info

1. Chamber: rectangular, slight widening in the eastern section, subterranean, natural burial, 6.20 x 2.80 x 3.35 m.
2. The longitudinal axis is oriented east-west.
3. The tomb was not covered.
4. External structures: encircled by a basalt cromlech measuring 14.90 m in diameter.
5. The remains of the deceased were scattered across the tomb floor.
6. Burial goods: 11 ceramic vessels, 3 pedestal incent burners, a bronze cauldron, a dagger, a hook, a pin, and a 3 bronze and 1 silver double-sided riveted objects, fragments of a cylindrical bronze object plated with silver, fragments of a bronze quiver, faience cup and fragments, faience bird figurine, fragments of a wheel-shaped faience object, faience and bronze buttons, stone lid, filing stone, 14 obsidian arrow heads, golden earring, beads from gold, silver, faience and cornelian, bronze fragments of various indistinguishable objects, numerous pottery fragments.
7. Additional information: the floor of the tomb was covered with matts.


Archaeological Materials

“Hydria”

1. Clay, hand-made, painted
2. Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


“Hydria”

1. Clay, hand-made, painted
2. Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


“Hydria”

1. Clay, hand-made, painted
2. Middle Bronze Age
3 Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


 Pedestal – incent burner

1. Clya, hand-made, conical body with concavity and a hollow center, incised decorations
2. Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


Lid

1. Red stone, semi-spherical with a concave interior
2. Middle Bronze Age
3 Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


Dagger

1. Bronze, cast, symmetrically narrow, sharp edges
2. Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


Dagger

1. Bronze, cast, leaf-shaped, sharp edges
2. Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


Spear

1. Bronze, cast, xoghovakakotar, silver belt hook
2. Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


Arrowheads

1. Obsidian, bifacially flaked, almond-shaped, rectangular base with rounded corners
2. Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


 Buttons

1. Bronze, two-holed, undecorated
2. Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


Hook

1.Bronze, cast, incised decorations
2. Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


Pin

1. Bronze, cast, cylindrical in cross-section, head has one central and four lateral ledges
2. Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


Beaded Necklace

1. Cornelian  
2. Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


Cups

1. Faience, hand-made, turquoise glaze
2. Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


Buttons

1. Faience, two-holed, undecorated
2. Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


Bird Figurine

1. Faience, hand-made, traces of turquoise and green glaze
2. Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


Ritual Pot

1. Clay, hand-made, zoomorphic spout, two tone painted
2.  Middle Bronze Age
3. Trialeti – Vanadzor 2
4. XIX – XVIII c. BC


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