POHREBISKO Z OBDOBIA AVARSKÉHO KAGANÁTU V NITRE-JANÍKOVCIACH
Cemetery from the period of the Avar Khaganate in Nitra-Janíkovce
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This article informs about the results of rescue archaeological excavations made during the building of R1 expressway by Nitra. On the site at the location Malé Janíkovce that was excavated in the years 2008 and 2009, settlement of various prehistoric and historical eras was identified. The main focus of the article is the Early Medieval graveyard. Eight skeletal burials were examined. Based on the grave inventories and radiocarbon dating (made by laboratory in Poznan), they can be dated in the period of the heyday of the Avar Kaghanate. The results of the excavations of this graveyard are evaluated in the scope of the Avar settlement of the northern part of the Carpathian Basin.
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