Karashamb 2014, Tomb 753

General Info

1. Chamber: rectangular, subterranean, natural burial, 1.50 x 0.90 x 1.64 m, the chamber floor is nearly oval measuring 2.10 m wide and 1.42 m long.
2. The longitudinal axis is oriented north-south.
3. The tomb is covered by four large basalt stones.
4. External structure: the tomb is encircled by a sub-circular basalt cromlech measuring 4.80 m north to south and 6.20 m east to west. In the northern and western sections the cromlech is incomplete.
5. Human remains: skull and other bone fragments.
6. Burial goods: 5 ceramic vessels, 1 bronze bracelet, 2 earrings, 1 needle, cornelian, glass, and bronze beads.
7. Additional information: pottery fragments were discovered from the fill of the tomb.


Archaeological materials

Pitcher

1. Clay, wheel-made, ring-shaped handle, incised and embossed decoration
2. Early Iron Age
3. Lchashen – Metsamor 4
4. XI – IX c. BC

Bowl

1. Clay, wheel-made, protruding handle, deep set grooved decorations
2. Early Iron Age
3. Lchashen – Metsamor 4
4. XI – IX c. BC

Cup

1. Clay, wheel-made, bow-shaped handle, deep set grooved decoration, incised and embossed decoration
2. Early Iron Age
3. Lchashen – Metsamor 4
4. XI – IX c. BC

Bracelet

1. Bronze, cast, the ends are close to one another, V-grooved slits all round
2. Early Iron Age
3. Lchashen – Metsamor 4
4. XI – IX c. BC

Bead necklace

1. Cornelian, glass, steatite
2. Early Iron Age
3. Lchashen – Metsamor 4
4. XI – IX c. BC

 


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