Zayamchai Decorated pottery vessel
are several varying forms of burial represented, ranging from the
simple deposition of four vessels with no other burial goods or
body remains, to the human burial accompanied by over 25 vessels
with grave goods such as bronze daggers and decorative dress
site lies within a much larger area of small stone cairns and
mounds, all of presumably similar function. To the east of the
site, a settlement area was excavated, although this had been
largely destroyed by soil erosion, hastened by recent ploughing.
assessment of the material suggests that the site is of the
Hajialy-Gedabey culture and dates to the period 1400-600 BC.