Karmazinai Burial Mounds

The Karmazinai Burial Mounds are a collection of burial mounds in southeastern Lithuania.

Karmazinai Burial Mounds

The Karmazinai Burial Mounds are a collection of burial mounds in southeastern Lithuania, Vilnius district, 1 km southwest of Dūkštai, north of Neris Valley, and Karmazinai village, just south of Buivydai Hill, in Dūkštai Forest. Consists of 3 groups.

The first, the main group of the burial mounds, consists of 113 small sites: from 7-10 m to 12-15 m in diameter and from 0.2-0.5 m to 0.8-1 m high, most in the form of a low flattened hemisphere, located from 3- At a distance of 5 m to 15-35 m from each other in an elongated area, on either side of a small ditch flowing brook. Many specimens are quite flattened and deformed, some show old pits and trenches. Wells and trenches surrounding the samples (some bases of the samples are surrounded by ditches about 2 m wide or elongated wells, some with fireplaces) slipped partially, almost completely or even completely. Some burial mounds contain stone wreaths or their remains; many wreaths are destroyed by peeling off some or all of the stones.

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