2019-03-11

Kuban

  A Hungarian archeologist visited several museums of the Kuban region (Anapa, Krasnodar) in order to find artifacts that could be connected to the time of the Hungarian Conquest of the Carpathian Basin (around 895). 

Fittings of a sabre scabbard (Krasnodar)

 Unfortunately all these artifacts were found by local grave robbers so no proper archaeological context can be established.

A sabre from a private collection [2]


  It is interesting to observe three spikes on the inside curve of the sabre handle. Sometimes we can see very similar spikes on sabres of the Saltovo-Mayaki culture.
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  1. These pictures are parts of the screenshots from a Gabriella Lezsák's YT video about her two visits to the Kuban region of the Russian Federation in 2016 and 2017.
  2. Artifacts from the Kuban region in Mardjani Collection (Moscow).

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