a form of tumulus or barrow characteristic of a culture on the steppes of southern Russia about 5000 B.C. and soon after dispersing towards the Danube, north European countries, and north Iran from about 3500 B.C.
The culture that produced these tumuli or barrows.
a part of the people or peoples revealing this culture. The initial Kurgans are thought by some become speakers of Proto-Indo-European.
A prehistoric burial mound when utilized by individuals in Siberia and Central Asia.