Studia Antiqua et Archaeologica 27(2)-Supplement: 131-141

Alexandru GAFINCU, Vasile DIACONU

DOI: 10.47743/saa-2021-27-3-7


This study aims to present a fortified settlement located near Subcarpathian area, at a small distance from Moldova River Valley (Eastern Romania). The site was known in the archaeological literature but because of the inconclusiveartifactsthe cultural and chronological association was mistaken. Placed in a dominant position and protected by two defensive ditches, the archaeological site belongs to the Middle Bronze Age period, Costișa culture. In the close proximity, was discovered an unfortified settlement, with contemporaneous artifacts, and the relation between these two sites it is indisputable.



Subcarpathian, Middle Bronze Age, fortification, surveillance.



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