Sebastian Sommer, Suzana Matešic Hrsg.
A recent discovery made at the Iron Age cremation necropolis of Valea Stânii Romania probably Dating CountryWoman the latest A recent discovery made at the Iron Age cremation necropolis of Valea Stânii Romania probably provides the latest prehistoric occurrence of this type of personal ornament. This find was part of the grave goods in the burial in barrow no. Among the cremated bones of the subadult individual were 16 personal adornments made of Dating CountryWoman deer antler, imitating red deer canines.
Most likely, the ornaments were sewn on the Dating CountryWoman clothes. Such imitations of red deer canines indicate the transmission of certain cultural traditions, perhaps related to prestige and representation, over the millennia until the end of the Iron Age in Eastern Europe.
Doi: The paper is The paper is focused on a set of signs and forms carved in rock in the archaeological site at Cetățeni Romaniaon the upper valley of Dâmboviţa River, on the foot slopes of the Carpathians Mountains. Among these, the representation of a horseman stands out, carved in the highest area of the site.
This rider silhouette and its symbolism have been discussed since the nineteenth century.
Nowadays prevalent statements assign it to a representation of the Thracian Horseman. However, it might be a Dating CountryWoman representation, on the pattern of the Madara Horseman.
The archaeological site at Cetățeni also has two main layers dating back from the Late Iron Age and from the Medieval times. During both these large periods the site had a major role in providing traffic control for a side and the other of the Carpathian Mountains, located on a route linking the Danube and Transylvania.
Also, in both periods, the ruler of the settlement at Cetățeni must have had great power and influence.