„Użył jak pies w studni”, czyli o pochówkach zwierzęcych z osady w Polwicy-Skrzypniku, pow. Oława, z późnego okresu wpływów rzymskich i początku okresu wędrówek ludów
“Dead dog in the well”, or on animal burials from the settlement in Polwica-Skrzypnik, Oława district, from the Late Roman Period and the beginning of the Migration Period
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A large number of animal bones, mainly dogs’ remains, were identified among features at the settlement in Polwica 4, 5/Skrzypnik 8. It was established that they were deposited in various ways. The bones were recognized as remains of sacrifices. They has been often discovered in wells, which suggests the existence of a repeated ritual of filling in the wells. An attempt was made to describe these finds structurally.
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