Sakhnivka settlements

Sakhnivka settlements [Сахнівські поселення; Sakhnivski poselennia]. Multi-occupational settlements near Sakhnivka, Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi raion, Cherkasy oblast. Excavations in the early 20th century and in 1949 revealed a Zarubyntsi culture settlement, three early Slavic (7th–8th century) settlements, and a Rus’ manor-fortress, destroyed during the Mongol invasion. A cache of Kyivan Rus’ valuables was found in the area of the fortress in the late 19th century.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 4 (1993).]

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