Gradina on Bosut

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Gradina on Bosut (Serbian: Градина на Босуту / Gradina na Bosutu) is an archeological site in Serbia. It is located on Bosut river in the administrative area of Vašica village, in the Šid municipality (Syrmia District, Vojvodina province). The site contains remains from several time periods, including Neolithic, Eneolithic, Bronze Age, and Iron Age findings.[1] Most remarkable findings are remains of Iron Age Bosut culture, which was named after this archaeological locality.[2]

Archaeological findings[edit]

This site incorporating following findings:[3]

Bosut culture[edit]

Map of the territorial extent of the Bosut culture

The Bosut culture, that was named after Gradina on Bosut site, is dated into early Iron Age and it is generally divided into three development stages.[4] It is sometimes grouped with related Basarabi culture into Bosut-Basarabi complex. There are different views about ethnic identity of the people of Bosut culture; according to one view, they were Triballi,[5] while according to another view, they were Daco-Getaes.[6]

History of research[edit]

Excavations on this locality were performed from 1964 to 1988.[7] Gradina on Bosut was declared Archaeological Site of Great Importance in 1991, and it is protected by Republic of Serbia.

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