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Estonian Journal of Archaeology
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KIRIKUMÄGI AT SIKSÄLÄ: EVIDENCE OF A NEW GRAVE FORM IN SOUTH-EASTERN ESTONIA?; pp. 40–55

Full article in PDF format | doi: 10.3176/arch.2010.1.03

Authors
Heik Valk, Raili Allmäe

Abstract
The article discusses the excavation results of Late Iron Age cemetery on Kirikumägi at Siksälä, south-easternmost corner of Estonia. On the basis of analysis of cremated bones and the context of their location the presence of a new grave form – flat-ground cremation burials with unfurnished cremains poured or dispersed on burial plots deepened into the ground and later levelled – is suggested. The article also presents the results of analysis of cremains from Kirikumägi at Siksälä.
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