Archaeology Case Study - Sungir

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  • Created on: 09-03-13 22:16

Sungir

  • Upper Paleolithic time period
  • Approx - 30,000BP (judged by animal remains - Radiocarbon Dating)
  • Unique individual burials
  • Well preserved People, hunting weapons, animal figures and beads

Burials

Elderly man (60 years)

  • Supine
  • Orientated North-east
  • hands over pelvis
  • Shallow Grave
  • Found with nearly 3,000 beads
  • Fox Teeth
  • Mammoth Bracelets
  • Wealthy?

Child Burials

  • 13 (male) 8 (female)

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