The cemetery is rich in cremated burials (not analysed in osteological terms) and grave goods
of the 11th-13th centuries, but it most likely belonged to a rich manor-like single farm Koskil, which had 4 plots of arable land (i.e.
The excavation is summarized and then the grave goods
listed by category.
Bracelets of ivory and jet were among the woman's grave goods
"We say this because they were buried lying east-west, and there are no grave goods
Campbell, studying Hassuna and Halaf burials in the north, suggests that age differentiation correlates with the quantity of grave goods
of Aarhus, 2007), the volume includes an overview of Russian archeology and Western theories of burial archeology, site maps, color plates of grave goods
, and a summary in Russian.
A specific feature of the burial rites of Kirikumagi at Siksala was the lack of grave goods
. It should especially be noted regarding the late date of cremation burial in area A, i.e.
The grave goods
from this individual's burial gave no indication that he was foreign-born or of East Asian descent.
Thus, many of the graves have a photograph and/or plan and illustrations of most or all of the grave goods
, while others have only a sketch and very little description.
Until recently, earlier Anglo-Saxon graves got the lion's share of attention, because they had shiny grave goods
; after the conversion to Christianity, graves were considered rather drab and not much different from our own.
The bulk of the dead were buried there during the 12th century when the deceased were also accompanied by the richest grave goods
(Magi 2002, 60 ff.).
Bloch-Smith has compiled an impressive amount of data on burial-types, grave construction, and grave goods
and attempted to integrate them with biblical evidence to present a comprehensive view of Judahite beliefs concerning the dead.