General Information




child of approx. 7 years

Dating (cal. years B.P.)


Additional Nomenclature

Ajv52, ID:146

Morphological features

  • Grave 52 contained 2 skeletons of children (7 and 1,5-2 years old)
  • Grave goods associated with the older child include: bone points, beads of seal teeth and bird bones, modified boar tusk
  • Cranial fragment and tooth have been used

Genetic features

Mitochondrial Haplogroup


Y-chromosome group

not determined

PCA arrangement




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