Supplementum 21: Mikulovice – Early Bronze Age Cemetery un the Amber Road – Pohřebiště starší doby bronzové na Jantarové stezce

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List of authors

Foreword and acknowledgements 

Introdudion

On the study of Early Bronze Age cemeteries in Bohemia

Site location, geomorphologieal, geological and pedological situation

  • Geomorphological situation
  • Geological and pedological conditions
  • Background geological knowledge of the site
  • Geological development of the studied territory

Early Bronze Age finds from the cadastral territory of Mikulovice

  • “Kaspar” brickworks in Mikulovice
  • Other Early Bronze Age sites in the cadastral territory of Mikulovice near Pardublee

Archaeological excavation of the Mikulovice “V louckach” site

Catalogue of graves – find situation

  • Studied information
  • Description of individual graves and features

Grave pits

  • Shapes, dirnensions and orientation of gave pits
  • Grave constructions
  • Amount of work related to the burial ritual
  • “Settlement pits” with skeletons
  • Intentional disturbance of grave pits – “plundering” or “manipulation” digs?
  • Superposition of grave pits – vertical stratigraphy

Skeletalremains – archaeological observations

  • State of preservation of skeletal remains
  • Arrangement of skeletal remains (their parts) in the grave pit
  • Position of skeletal remains (their parts)
  • commentary and discussion

Cases for burying the deceased and other burial components from organic materials

  • Cases for burying the deceased
  • Underlays and other parts of burials from organic materials
  • Discussion – buria! method

Cremation burials

Catalogue and analysis of artefads from graves

  • Pottery
  • Metal finds
  • Amber
  • Animal bones from graves and settlement features with human skeletal remeins
  • Bone and antler artefacts
  • Shells of freshwater and sea molluses as grave goods or eomponents of ornaments
  • Chipped stone industry
  • Lithic tools – pebbles and hammerstones

Anthropological and palaeopathological description of individuals from Mikulovice

  • Anthropological and demographie analysis
  • Health of individuals
  • Morphological variability of non-metrie traits and morphological similarity of individuals
  • Green colouring on bones as an indicator of the presenee of metal artefacts

Scientific analyses of finds

  • Analyses of the elemental composition and ratios of lead isotopes in the metal artefacts from Mikuloviee
  • Metallurgical investigation of tin rings from grave no. 50
  • Traces of silver-plating on artefacts from grave no. 13
  • Traces of metaion bone artefacts from features no. 2023 and 2412
  • Chemical analyses of amber sampies
  • Analyses of plant maeroremains and ehareoals
  • Petrographie determination of stones
  • Site environment based on malaeological analysis

Discussion and interpretation of finds

  • Grave goods, furnishings and costumes
  • Admixtures in grave pit fill
  • Non-random groups of artefacts at the Mikulovice cemetery
  • Common or exceptional? Exotics at the Mikulovice cemetery

Isotope reconstrudion of diet in a Mikulovice population sampie

  • Material and methods
  • Results and discussion
  • Conclusion

87Sr/86Sr and ɓ180 isotope signatures of EBA individuals from Mikulovice

  • Introduction
  • Sampling and measurements
  • Methods
  • Discussing results
  • Condusions and summary

Absolute and relative chronology of the Mikulovice cemetery

  • Absolute dating
  • Relative chronology of the Mikulovice cemetery

The Mikulovice cemetery in a regional context

  • Early Bronze Age finds in the Pardubice and Chrudim regions
  • Settlement of the Pardubice and Chrudim regions in the Early Bronze Age

Conclusions

Early Bronze Age community on the Amber Road. The testimony of the cemetery in Mikulovice

 References

 Plates

Gewicht 3210 g
Größe 30.5 × 21.5 cm
Bestellnr

6-2-21

Hauptgruppe

Památky archeologické – Supplementum (Ergänzungsbände)

ISBN

978-80-7581-025-0

KurzbezTitel

Supplementum 21: Mikulovice – Early Bronze Age Cemetery un the Amber Road – Pohřebiště starší doby bronzové na Jantarové stezce

Autor

Michal Ernée, Michaela Langová et al.

Erscheinungsjahr

2020

Technische Angaben

688 pp. with figs., tabs. and graphs. Czech with German and English summaries