Title: Revisiting the Neolithic chronology of the Dnieper steppe region with consideration of a reservoir effect for human skeletal material


Kotova, Nadezhda

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Sprawozdania Archeologiczne 70 (2018)


Instytut Archeologii i Etnologii Polskiej Akademii Nauk

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Comparison of radiocarbon dates for human and animal bones from Neolithic cemeteries of the Dnieper region has demonstrated the necessity of using only the non-human material for determining the ages of these sites. This approach has made significant corrections to the dating of the Neolithic cultures in the Ukrainian steppe from the late 6th to the early 5th millennia calBC. The revision of the chronological position of some Surskoy Culture cemeteries (Vovnigi 3, Vovnigi 1, the first stage of Vilnyanka, the first and second stages of Yasinovatka 1) has resulted in more precise dates than previous estimates (about 5350-4950 calBC), and the latest date of occupation of the Surskoy Culture at sites in this region has likewise been revised to about 4900-4800 calBC. According the correction, period 1b of the Azov-Dnieper Culture is dated at about 5750-4900 calBC. The second peraiod of the Azov-Dnieper Culture should be dated around 4900-4700 calBC


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