This article is devoted to a poorly covered topic in both domestic and Western science – survival cultural forms. It is designed to partially fill this gap and should be the first in a series of similar works. This will become possible only as a result of a careful analysis of the works of
the culturologist E.B. Tylor, who, although he was not the pioneer of survival forms, made significant progress in their description.
survivals; continuity and development in culture; E. Tylor; socio-cultural systems; diffusion; evolution; habit.