Mahala settlement. A Noua culture settlement of the late Bronze Age and the early Iron Age, located near the village of Mahala, Chernivtsi oblast. Excavated between 1955 and 1960, this site, and the Ostrivets archeological site, are the most illustrative examples of Noua culture in Ukrainian lands.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 3 (1993).]