Karashamb 2014, Tomb 751

 

Tomb 751 has two chambers: 751 A and 751 B 

General Info 751A

1. Chamber: rectangular with a slightly narrower northern section, subterranean, natural burial, 1.80 x
1. 0.86 x 1.85 m.
2. The longitudinal axis is oriented north-south.
3. The tomb was covered with basalt slabs and stones.
4. External structure: the tomb is encircled by a sub-circular basalt cromlech measuring 5.30 m in north to south and 6.00 m in east to west.
5. Human remains: probably female, 15-17 years of age, original burial position has been disturbed, at the time of excavations her head was oriented north-east facing up, her mandible was disarticulated, arms and legs bent, she was lying on her right side along the chamber floor.
5. Burial goods: 3 ceramic vessels.
6. Additional information: the eastern wall of the tomb is stone lined as a result of an intrusive Iron Age burial.


Archaeological materials

Pot

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

Pot

1. Clay, wheel-made, incised and polished decoration
2. Late Bronze Age
3. Lchashen – Metsamor 2
4. XV – XIV c. BC

Cupt

1. Clay, wheel-made, incised and polished decoration
2. Late Bronze Age
3. Lchashen – Metsamor 2
4. XV – XIV c. BC

 


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  • General Info 751B

    1. Chamber: rectangular, subterranean, natural burial, 1.90 x 1.10x 1.65 m.
    2. The longitudinal axis is oriented north-south.
    3. The tomb was covered with basalt slabs and stones.
    4. External structure: the tomb is encircled by a sub-circular basalt cromlech measuring 5.30 m in north to south and 6.00 m in east to west.
    5. Human remains: group burial with 3 individuals.
    1. First individual: child, 8.5 – 10 years of age, head oriented south facing west, arms and legs were bent, lying on the left side.
    2. Second individual: child, 5.5 – 6.5 years of age, head oriented south-east facing downward, arms and legs bent, lying on the right side. The child is opposite of the first child and their foreheads are touching.
    3. Third individual: adult female, her skull is fragmented, it is oriented north facing east, the mandible is disarticulated, her arms outstretched, legs are bent, her right foot is resting against the head of the first child. She was lying on her left side in the southern part of the chamber, atop the remains of the two children.
    6. Burial goods: 7 ceramic vessels and numerous beads of various forms.


    Archaeological materials

    Pot

    1. Clay, wheel-made, incised and polished decoration
    2. Late Bronze Age
    3. Lchashen – Metsamor 2
    4. XV – XIV c. BC

    Pot

    1. Clay, wheel-made, incised and polished decoration
    2. Late Bronze Age
    3. Lchashen – Metsamor 2
    4. XV – XIV c. BC

    Pot

    1. Clay, wheel-made, incised and polished decoration
    2. Late Bronze Age
    3. Lchashen – Metsamor 2
    4. XV – XIV c. BC

    Pot

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

    Pot

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

     


    Photogallery