Chalcolithic Europe
Chalcolithic Europe, the Chalcolithic (also Aeneolithic, Copper Age) period of Prehistoric Europe lasts roughly 5300 to 1700 BC.It is the period of Megalithic culture, the appearance of the first sign...
DNA Reveals The Origins Of Modern Europeans
Now we have another layer of information to help us reveal the history of European peoples: DNA sequencing. Along with our colleagues, we have been using genome sequencing technology to analyse the va...
Otzi the ice man's relatives 'found' in Austria
Austrian scientists believe they have found the descendants of a human mummy, 5,300 years after he died and was preserved in ice high on a glacier in the Austrian Alps.
DNA Reveals The Origins Of Modern Europeans
Now we have another layer of information to help us reveal the history of European peoples: DNA sequencing. Along with our colleagues, we have been using genome sequencing technology to analyse the va...
Usatovo culture
The Coţofeni culture (Serbian: Kocofeni), also known as Usatove culture, is a Chalcolithic to Early Bronze Age archaeological culture that existed for over 700 years in south-eastern Central Europ...
Geography of the Cucuteni-Trypillian culture
The Cucuteni-Trypillian culture (known as Cucuteni in Romanian and Trypilska Трипільська in Ukrainian), is a Neolithic–Eneolithic archaeological culture (ca. 4800 to 3000 BC) in Eastern Europe.It e...
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House burning of the Cucuteni-Trypillian culture
In the archaeology of Neolithic Europe, the burned house horizon is the geographical extent of the phenomenon of intentionally burned settlements.This was a widespread and long-lasting tradition in w...
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Areni-1 shoe
The Areni-1 shoe is a 5,500-year-old leather shoe that was found in 2008 in excellent condition in the Areni-1 cave complex located in the Vayots Dzor province of Armenia. It is a one-piece leather-hi...
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Beaker culture
The Bell-Beaker culture (sometimes shortened to Beaker culture, Beaker people, or Beaker folk; German: Glockenbecherkultur), ca. 2800 – 1800 BC, is the term for a widely scattered 'archaeol...
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Boian culture
The Boian culture (dated to 4300–3500 BC), also known as the Giuleşti-Mariţa culture or Mariţa culture, is a Neolithic archaeological culture of Southeast Europe. It is primarily found along the lower...
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Corded Ware culture
The Corded Ware culture (German: Schnurkeramik; French: ceramique cordée; in Middle Europe c. 2900–2450/2350 cal. BC), alternatively characterized as the Battle Axe culture or Single Grave cul...
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Ötzi the Iceman
Ötzi ([ˈœtsi]; also called Ötzi the Iceman, the Similaun Man, the Man from Hauslabjoch, Homo tyrolensis, and the Hauslabjoch mummy) is a well-preserved natural mummy of a man who lived around 3,300 BC...
Ötzi the Iceman - Wikipedia
Vučedol culture
The Vučedol culture (Croatian: Vučedolska kultura) flourished between 3000 and 2200 BC (the Eneolithic period of earliest copper-smithing), centered in Syrmia and eastern Slavonia on the right ban...
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Terramare culture
Terramare, Terramara, or Terremare is a technology complex mainly of the central Po valley, in Emilia-Romagna, Northern Italy, dating to the Middle and Late Bronze Age ca. 1700–1150 BC. It takes its n...
Mariupol culture
The Mariupol culture known as The Mariupol-type cemeteries was a transitional culture from Neolithic to Eneolithic (Copper Age) of the second half of 5th millennium BCE at the Sea of Azov and neighbo...
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Metallurgy during the Copper Age in Europe
The Copper Age, also called the Eneolithic or the Chalcolithic Age, has been traditionally understood as a transitional period between the Neolithic and the Bronze Age, in which a gradual introduction...
Metallurgy during the Copper Age in Europe - Wikipedia
Areni-1 cave complex
The Areni-1 cave complex is a cave in the Areni village of southern Armenia along the Arpa River. In 2010, it was announced that the earliest known shoe was found in the cave. In January 2011, the ear...
Areni-1 cave complex - Wikipedia
Khvalynsk culture
The Khvalynsk culture was an Eneolithic (copper age) culture of the first half of the 5th millennium BC, discovered at Khvalynsk on the Volga in Saratov Oblast, Russia. The culture also is termed the ...
Symbolkeramik
Symbolkeramik is a name given by archaeologists to a type of pottery found at settlements from the Spanish Chalcolithic and early Bronze Age such as the site of Los Millares.It made use of highly styl...
Technology of the Cucuteni-Trypillian culture
The Cucuteni-Trypillian culture (known as Cucuteni in Romanian and Trypilska Трипільська in Ukrainian), is a Neolithic–Eneolithic archaeological culture (ca. 4800 to 3000 BC) in Eastern Europe.It e...
Technology of the Cucuteni-Trypillian culture - Wikipedia
Food Vessel
Food vessels are an Early Bronze Age, c. 2400-1500BC (Needham 1996), pottery type. It is not known what food vessels were used for and they only received their name as antiquarians decided they were n...
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Lower Mikhaylovka group
Lower Mikhaylovka group, 3600—3000 BC is a late copper age archaeological culture of the lower Dnieper River immediately underlying remains of the successor Yamna culture site named Mikhaylovka ...
Grotta del Pisco
The Grotta del Pisco is a cave on the southwestern side of the island of Capri, Italy. Impasto ware fragments found at the Anacapri site are from the Copper Age. Gaudo culture artifacts were identifie...
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Shypyntsi
Shypyntsi (Ukrainian: Шипинці; Romanian: Şipeniţ), a village in Ukraine, is located within the Kitsman Raion (district) of the Chernivtsi Oblast (province), about 530 kilometers (330 mi) ...
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Samara culture
The Samara culture was a Neolithic culture of the late 6th and early 5th millennium BC at the Samara bend region of the middle Volga, discovered during archaeological excavations in 1973 near the vill...
Seine-Oise-Marne culture
The Seine-Oise-Marne or SOM culture is the name given by archaeologists to the final culture of the Neolithic and first culture of the Chalcolithic in northern France and southern Belgium.It lasted ...
Seine-Oise-Marne culture - Wikipedia
Remedello culture
The Remedello culture (Italian Cultura di Remedello) developed during the Copper Age (3rd millennium BC) in Northern Italy, particularly in the area of the Po valley. The name comes from the town of R...
Economy of the Cucuteni-Trypillian culture
Throughout most of its existence, the Cucuteni-Trypillian culture was fairly stable. Near the end it began to change from a gift economy to an early form of trade called reciprocity, and introduced th...
Economy of the Cucuteni-Trypillian culture - Wikipedia