Nordic Stone Age
The Nordic Stone Age refers to the Stone Age of Scandinavia.
As the ice receded, reindeer grazed on the plains of Denmark and southernmost Sweden, while along the coast of western Sweden, marine r...
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Upper Paleolithic
The Upper Paleolithic (or Upper Palaeolithic, Late Stone Age) is the third and last subdivision of the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age as it is understood in Europe, Africa and Asia. Very broadly, it dat...
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Recent African origin of modern humans
In paleoanthropology, the recent African origin of modern humans, or the "Out of Africa" theory, is the most widely accepted model of the geographic origin and early migration of anatomically modern h...
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Nøstvet and Lihult cultures
The Nøstvet culture (ca 6200 BC-3200 BC) and the Lihult culture are two very similar Mesolithic cultures in Scandinavian prehistory derived from the earlier Fosna-Hensbacka cultures. They are so varie...
Megaliths in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
In the area of present-day Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, up to 5,000 megalith tombs were erected as burial sites by people of the Neolithic Funnelbeaker (TRB) culture. More than 1,000 of them are p...
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Ertebølle culture
The Ertebølle culture (ca 5300 BC – 3950 BC) ([ˈæɐdəˌbølə]) is the name of a hunter-gatherer and fisher, pottery-making culture dating to the end of the Mesolithic period. The culture was concent...
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Alvastra pile-dwelling
14°41′E / 58.283°N 14.683°E / 58.283; 14.683The Alvastra pile-dwelling (Swedish: Alvastra pålbyggnad or Alvastraboplatsen) is a pile dwelling (also called a stilt house) from ...
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Ahrensburg culture
The Ahrensburg culture or Ahrensburgian (11th to 10th millennia BCE) was a late Upper Paleolithic nomadic hunter culture (or technocomplex) in north-central Europe during the Younger Dryas, the last s...
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Simple dolmen
The simple dolmen (German: Urdolmen, literally "ancient dolmen") or primeval dolmen is an early form of dolmen or megalithic tomb that occurs especially in Northern Europe. The term was defined by...
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Fosna-Hensbacka culture
The Fosna/Hensbacka (ca. 8300 BC - 7300 BC, or 12000 cal.BP - 10500 cal.BP), were two very similar Late Palaeolithic/early Mesolithic cultures in Scandinavia, and are often subsumed under the name Fos...
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Giebichenstein
The Giebichenstein in Stöckse, Germany, is one of the biggest erratic boulders of Northern Germany. A picture of the Giebichenstein is part of the emblem of the Stöckse municipality.There is the suppo...
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Funnelbeaker culture
The Funnel(-neck-)beaker culture, short TRB or TBK from (German) Trichter(-rand-)becherkultur (ca 4300 BC–ca 2800 BC) was an archaeological culture in north-central Europe. It developed as a tec...
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Bromme culture
The Bromme culture is a late Upper Paleolithic culture dated to c. 11 600 to 10 800 cal BC, which corresponds to the second half of the Allerød Oscillation. At this time, reindeer was the most importa...
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Dyngö
Dyngö is a small island in the archipelago of Sweden's west coast, located in the province (landskap) of Bohuslän, near the village Fjällbacka. Formerly a fishing community, the island now has few or ...
Pitted Ware culture
The Pitted Ware culture (ca 3200 BC– ca 2300 BC) was a hunter-gatherer culture in southern Scandinavia, mainly along the coasts of Svealand, Götaland, Åland, north-eastern Denmark and southern Norway....
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Bølling oscillation
The Bølling oscillation was a warm interstadial period between the Oldest Dryas and Older Dryas stadials, at the end of the last glacial period. It is named after a peat sequence discovered at Bøllin...
Bølling-Allerød
The Bølling-Allerød interstadial was a warm and moist interstadial period that occurred during the final stages of the last glacial period. This warm period ran from c. 14,700 to 12,700 years before t...
Komsa culture
The Komsa culture (Komsakulturen) was a Mesolithic culture of hunter-gatherers that existed from around 10000 BCE in Northern Norway. The culture is named after the Komsa Mountain in the community of ...
Lyngby culture
The Lyngby culture is a proposed name for the combination of the highly similar Ahrensburg and Bromme cultures as one and the same.
Dohnsen-Siddernhausen Dolmen
The dolmen (German: Großsteingrab) on a low elevation between the villages of Dohnsen and Siddernhausen near the town of Bergen in North Germany, was originally 500 m further north. It was excavated i...
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Allerød oscillation
The Allerød oscillation was a warm and moist global interstadial that occurred at the end of the last glacial period. It raised temperatures in the northern Atlantic region to almost present-day level...
Maglemosian culture
Maglemosian (ca. 9000 BC–6000 BC) is the name given to a culture of the early Mesolithic period in Northern Europe. In Scandinavia, the culture was succeeded by the Kongemose culture.The actual name o...
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Tanum Municipality
Tanum Municipality (Tanums kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Tanumshede, with 1,600 inhabitants.The present municipality was for...
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Denghoog
Denghoog is an ancient monument dating from 3000 BC near Wenningstedt-Braderup on the German Island of Sylt.Mr. W.G. Black speaks of it thus:—Mr. Christian Jensen, of Oevenum, Föhr, gave this account ...
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Kongemose culture
The Kongemose culture (Kongemosekulturen) was a mesolithic hunter-gatherer culture in southern Scandinavia ca. 6000 BC–5200 BC and the origin of the Ertebølle culture. It was preceded by the Maglemo...
Öckerö Municipality
Öckerö Municipality (Öckerö kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Öckerö on the main island, which is also called Öckerö.The municip...
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