In Ukraine and Russia, there are royal kurgans of Varangian chieftains, such as the Black Grave in Ukrainian Chernihiv (excavated in the 19th century), Oleg's Grave in Russian Staraya Ladoga, and vast, intricate Rurik's Hill near Russian Novgorod.Other important kurgans are found in Ukraine and South Russia and are associated with much more ancient steppe peoples, notably the Scythians (e.g., Chortomlyk, Pazyryk) and early Indo-Europeans (e.g., Ipatovo kurgan) The steppe cultures found in Ukraine and South Russia naturally continue into Central Asia, in particular Kazakhstan.A band of twelve of the best warriors ride around the barrow, singing dirges in praise of their lord.Parallels have also been drawn to the account of Attila's burial in Jordanes' Getica.The interred objects included pottery shards from Samos, some well-crafted enamels, and a mask of Ancient Greek design. Man from Kupres- the skeleton found in one of the tumuli is believed to be more than 3000 years old and it is kept in Gorica museum in Livno. During the Bronze and Iron Age it was a place of strong Glasinac culture, who buried their dead in tumulus.Hundreds of Thracian burial mounds are found throughout Bulgaria, including the Kazanlak and Sveshtari tombs, UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Tumuli are also known as barrows, burial mounds or kurgans, and may be found throughout much of the world.Some British types are listed below: In 2015, the first long barrow in thousands of years, inspired by those built in the Neolithic Period, was built on land just outside the village of All Cannings in England.The project was instigated by Tim Daw, a local farmer and steward of Stonehenge.The tomb within is assessed to be an ancient Macedonian burial monument of the last quarter of the 4th century BC.
There are many tumuli in the Great Hungarian Plain, the highest is Gödény-halom near the settlement of Békésszentandrás, in Békés county.The barrow was designed to have a large number of private niches within the stone and earth structure to receive cremation urns.