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Srubna or Timber-grave culture, 16th-12th centuries BC. This is a bronze age successor to the Yamna culture, the Catacomb culture and the Abashevo culture. It occupied the area along and above the north shore of the Black Sea from the Dnieper eastwards along the northern base of the Caucasus to the area abutting the north shore of the Caspian Sea, across the Volga to come up against the domain of the approximately contemporaneous and somewhat related Andronovo culture. The Bronze Age is a period in a civilizations development when the most advanced metalworking has developed the techniques of smelting copper from natural outcroppings and alloys it to cast bronze. ... Map of the Black Sea. ... This article is about the river. ... Caspian Sea viewed from orbit The Caspian Sea or Mazandaran Sea is a landlocked sea between Asia and Europe (European Russia). ... For other meanings of the word Volga see Volga (disambiguation) Волга Length 3,690 km Elevation of the source 225 m Average discharge  ? m³/s Area watershed 1. ... The Andronovo culture, is a name given by archaeologists to a group of Bronze Age communities who lived in western Siberia, Russia and parts of Kazakhstan during the second and first millennium BC. The culture is named after the village of Andronovo in the Enisei river valley, southern Siberia. ...


The name comes from Russian srub, "timber framework", from the way graves were constructed. Animal parts were buried with the body.


The economy was mixed agriculture and livestock breeding.


Sources

James P. Mallory, "Srubna Culture", Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture, Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997. JP Mallory is the nom-de-plume of Irish-American archaeologist and Indo-Europeanist Prof. ...


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Andronovo culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1064 words)
The GGC, Cemetery H, Copper Hoard and PGW cultures are candidates for cultures associated with Indo-Aryan movements.
In the Volga basin, interaction with the Srubna culture was the most intense and prolonged, and Federovo style pottery is found as far west as Volgograd.
On its western border, it is succeeded by the Srubna culture, which partly derives from the Abashevo culture.
Srubna culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (186 words)
The Srubna culture (Зрубнá культ́ура, also Timber-grave culture), was a Late Bronze Age (16th-12th centuries BC) culture.
It is a successor to the Yamna culture, the Catacomb culture and the Abashevo culture.
The Srubna culture is succeeded by Scythians and Sarmatians in the 1st millennium BC, and by Khazars and Kipchaks in the first millennium AD.
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