Ancient burial workers in Komi
Allsky burial ground was opened in 2013 by archaeologist V. N. Karmanov. This find is dated V-VI centuries BC — the time from Siberia, through the Urals still came waves of Great migration of peoples. In the first two graves initially studied by archaeologists, were found the remains of a young man of 16 years and a man who was about 60 at that time he was a real man. Despite the fact that one of these burials were partially destroyed in ancient times, scientists have discovered things here — an iron knife, a bronze buckle for shoes, etc. This gave an opportunity to attribute the burial to karinskoe archaeological culture. This culture archaeologists refer to V-VI centuries ad Burial was made in the mounds, which are up to thirteen bodies. Mounds garinskoe culture is always rich items, though — or perhaps for this reason — these tombs are often robbed and robbed until now. In the grave was laid, not only swords, daggers, spears, beads from stekli amber and more.
These findings can be seen how heterogeneous were mixed and then the population of the Urals. In carinskih mounds are found Persian coins and weapons of Sarmatian warriors.
Allsky excavating the burial site, archaeologists also found graves — the exact number of graves yet to be determined, as they were badly damaged, and things are mixed.
So far it is clear that found a precious material — ceramics, the remains of silver and bronze ornaments, fragments of clothes. In one of the burials lay three men in leather shoes with bronze buckles. Belt were leather pouches with jewelry and knives of iron in bronze scabbard – obviously, they were ritual objects that were to go with deceased to the afterlife. In another burial, the burial place of a woman in a fur hat and fur bag, which also put a variety of items, was found on top flooring of wood and bark. Maybe it’s a boat, said archaeologist Tatiana Turkina the correspondent of TASS . Boats are often found in burials on the territory of Komi, and in many other places in the world — boats and ships was considered a good way to transport the deceased to another world. Suffice it to recall the ancient Greek Charon or burial of the Vikings.
Tatyana Turkina emphasized the uniqueness of the graves of such Allsome the boneyard. This method of burial was not characteristic for these places. Traces of the rites, which were buried lying here people, Dating only from the V to the VII century ad. Obviously, they were some aliens from the South, which are then mixed with the local population, because after the seventh century to bury people start differently.