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The Dolmen Kolikho, Western Caucasus: Isotopic Investigation of Funeral Practice and Human Mobility

Trifonov, V. A., Zaitseva, G. I., van der Plicht, J., Burova, N. D., Bogomolov, E. S., Sementsov, A. A. & Lokhova, O. V., 2012, In : Radiocarbon. 54, 3-4, p. 761-769 9 p.

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  • V. A. Trifonov
  • G. I. Zaitseva
  • J. van der Plicht
  • N. D. Burova
  • E. S. Bogomolov
  • A. A. Sementsov
  • O. V. Lokhova

We investigated the dolmen known as Kolikho (Black Sea coast, Russia), discovered accidentally in 2008. It is a unique, undisturbed megalithic structure. The burial chamber contains disarticulated human remains from about 70 individuals. Radiocarbon dating shows that the dolmen was in use between roughly the 19th to 13th centuries BC. Strontium isotopes are used to investigate the origin and last residence location of the people buried in the structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)761-769
Number of pages9
JournalRadiocarbon
Volume54
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 2012

    Keywords

  • STRONTIUM ISOTOPES

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