MAIASK. 2017. No. 9
S. D. Lysenko (Kyiv, Ukraine).
TSHINETS CULTURAL CIRCLE AS A LINK BETWEEN THE BALTIC AND
IN THE LATE BRONZE AGE (2nd MILLENNIUM BCE)
cultural circle (TCC) is a group of related archaeological cultures of the
Late Bronze Age in forest and steppe zones of
The only category of culturally significant
artifacts for the entire TCC area is a ceramic complex, especially tulip
vessels with S-shaped profile and bowls. The origins of morphology of the
vessels with S-shaped profile are traced in the
archaeological cultures of the Middle Bronze Age of South Baltic (Riesenbecher type vessels). Throughout the entire development the TCC was influenced by the cultural formatuions of the steppe zone of Eastern Europe. The
penetration Tshinets-Komorov pottery and metallic
adornments in area of steppe cultures of the
Key words: Tshinets cultural circle, ceramic, funeral rite, intercultural connections.
Received December 1, 2017
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