BULLETIN OF ARCHAEOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY AND ETHNOGRAPHY ¹ 11 (2009)
Ryabogina N.Ye., Ivanov S.N.
Àrchaeopalynological investigations in the Low Ishim basin
The article generalizes new and known before materials on palynological investigations in the Low Ishim basin, sunmmarizing results of spore-and-pollen analysis at the archaeological sites of Katyen’ka, Mergen’ 6, Ìårgen’ 3, and Lastochkino Gnezdo 1, determining the most perspective directions of studying the paleoecological situation and the habitat of ancient man in the Low Ishim basin. For the first time, subject to analysis being palynological composition of the series of surface samples in the area, with determination of distinctive palynological features of different types of the habitats, allowing to decode fossil spore-and-pollen spectres.
Spore-and-pollen analysis, archaeological palynology, reconstruction of natural conditions, habitat, surface samples, palynocomplexes of cultural layers, Low Ishim basin, the Mergen’ lake.