Timerevo Kurgans

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Timerevo Kurgans

 

an ancient Russian burial ground dating from the late ninth to early 11th centuries, located near the village of Bol’shoe Timerevo, 7 km southwest of Yaroslavl. The site consists of more than 400 kurgans containing cremations and some inhumations. Objects found in the kurgans are similar to those of the Mikhailovskoe kurgans.

REFERENCES

Stankevich, Ia. V. K voprosu ob etnicheskom sostave naseleniia Iaroslavskogo Povolzh’ia v IX–X vv. Moscow-Leningrad, 1941. (Materialy i issledovaniia po arkheologii SSSR, no. 6.)
Iaroslavskoe Povolzh’e V–XI vv. Moscow, 1963.
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