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Cist burials of the Kumaun Himalayas

  • D. P. Agrawal (a1), Jeewan Kharakwal (a2), Sheela Kusumgar (a1) and M. G. Yadava (a1)
Abstract

In the Kumaun region of Uttar Pradesh, India, on the southern slopes of the Himalaya are cist burials, as well as megalithic monuments. Radiocarbon dates from the cists now hint at their going back to the 3rd millennium BC, and linguistic affinities would associate them with early Indo-European migrations into the western and central Himalaya regions.

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Antiquity
  • ISSN: 0003-598X
  • EISSN: 1745-1744
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