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Archaeological test excavations at the Mesolithic and Iron Age settlement site Jägala-Joa IV
Kriiska, Aivar mailto [University of Tartu]
Sikk, Kaarel mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) > Identités, Politiques, Sociétés, Espaces (IPSE)]
Archaeological field works in Estonia
Publication of findings from Jägala-Joa IV Mesolithic and Iron Age archaeological site. During excavations 6 square meter area was excavated which contained a Mesolithic fireplace and traces of burnt Iron Age constructions. A 25 m long burnt construction wall was found. The Stone Age fireplace contained pieces of bone and burnt hazelnut shells. The site is the oldest found in the Jägala river area and the find material consisted mostly of flint flakes and tools, with a significantly smaller amount of quartz.

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