Pamiškiai old burial ground

  • Pamiškių senkapis
This burial ground is in the Pasvalys neighbourhoods’ eldership, Pasvalys district. It is located 1.65 km to the north-east from the confluence of the Rivers Lėvuo and Mūša, 1.25 km to the southwest from the confluence of the Rivers Upytė and Mūša and 0.15 km to the northwest from the confluence of the Rivers Pyvesa and Mūša. Dating back to the X–XIII centuries, the burial ground was established on the upper part of the River Mūša’s left bank. The area’s surface area is about 270 m long in the east-west direction and 120 m in width. The territory is dug; there is a country lane through it. In 1973, during archaeological research there were found 65 disintegrated skeleton graves and the remains of the seventeenth century’s manor: pieces of foundations, bricks and tile fragments. 312 artifacts were found: small and big axes, knives, a tool „vedega“, iron spearheads, swords with wide blade, brass bracelets, necklaces, iron coronets, pins with cross, triangle or circular heads and chains, an amber necklace and comb-shaped hooks. The findings are stored in the National Museum of Lithuania, Vytautas the Great War Museum in Kaunas and Biržai Museum „Sėla“.
  • GPS coordinates: 56.09882, 24.43523