Historiographical review of anthropological research of the medieval population of the Kuban and Northwest Caucasus

Popov Aleksandr Romanovich

Postgraduate Student, Department of Archaeology, Foreign History and Tourism




Abstract: The researches of the anthropological types of the medieval population of the Kuban and North Caucasus are fragmented. The main investigated burial grounds dated back to VIII-X centuries CE, the Period from V to VIII centuries not yet been studied. In the neighboring territories in the VIII-X centuries lived populations, belonging to two main anthropological types: brachycranial broad-and narrow-headed dolichocranic Europeoids.


Key words: historiography, Kuban region, Northwest Caucasus, The Middle ages, craniometry, anthropological type, Pontian type, Caucasian type.





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