Problems of Archaeology, Ethnography, Anthropology of
Siberia and Neighboring Territories

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2018 Volume XXIV

DOI: 10.17746/2658-6193.2018.24.498-502

УДК 902.2

Results of Archaeological Research at the Ust-Mana Settlement in 2018 (Under the Project of Krasnoyarsk Archaeological Heritage Sites Cataloging)

Timoshchenko A.A., Danileiko V.A.

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In the field season of 2018, the Krasnoyarsk archaeological team of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the SB RAS conducted certification of Ust-Mana archaeological site. The Ust-Mana site is located on 12 m high terrace of the Mana River near Ust-Mana village (Krasnoyarsk region). Site was found in 1880. Excavations were conducted in 1980, 1982, 1993 and 1995. During the field works of 2018, 10 testing pits were made revealing 4 cultural layers. Layer 1 yielded fragments of pottery, stone points, a scraper, a sinker with a through hole, knives on flakes, blades and flakes dated to the Late Neolithic period - Bronze Age. Layer 2 contained amorphous cores and preforms, an abrasive tool, lamellar flakes and was dated of the Mesolithic period. A biface, flakes of decortication, thick flakes and large animal bones were found in Layer 3, which was dated of the Late Paleolithic period. Layer 4 revealed three large animal bones and was dated to the Paleolithic period.


Krasnoyarsk region, Ust-Mana, cultural heritage preservation, cataloging, Yenisei, Mana, Paleolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age

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