Archaeological sites of Plandishta dhe Shevarik in Bërnicë e Poshtme (Pristina)

Status

Type of Protection: Permanent protection Date of Protection: 02-117/80

Type of Protection: Under termporarly protection Date of Protection: 2011

Type of Protection: Under termporarly protection Date of Protection: 2012

History

The researched Late Bronze and Early Iron Age site of the Bërnica e Poshtme, is situated around 5 kilometers north of Pristina, stretched along the Pristina-Podujeva (Besiana) road. This is a typical flat necropolis whereas the cremation urn-burial was practiced. The ashes of the deceased were stored in urns and buried inside either individual or group graves in flatten areas, that in the archaeological literature is known as the ‘urn-fields necropolis’. Based on the results of research discovered material from this burial complex, a particular method of grave construction was recorded. The stone tholoid plates were set in the shape of a semicircular grave base. The urn-field burials were investigated in the eighties of the last century, after an accidental finding of an urn. Nevertheless, since the discovery of this flat necropolis, the archaeological kulture was named the Bërnica e Poshtme/ Donja Brnica Culture.

References

Unique number: 002927

Name: Archaeological sites of Plandishta dhe Shevarik in Bërnicë e Poshtme

Class: Archaeological Site

Institution: AIK

Location

Country: Kosovo

Municipality: Pristina

City/Village: Bërnicë e Poshtme

Locality: Plandishtë & Shevarik

Postal Code: 10000

Name of Street:

Functional type and dating

Type:Arkeologjike - ENG

Period: Bronze Age

Century:

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