Marie Besse

Marie Besse is Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology at the University of Geneva and is Director of the Laboratory of Prehistoric Archaeology and Anthropology at the same university. Her research focuses on the European Neolithic, and more specifically on the Bell Beaker phenomenon. She has conducted excavations on settlement sites, such as that of the Petit- Chasseur in Sion (Valais, Switzerland) as well as ritual sites like the Eremita cave (Piedmont, Vercelli, Italy).

BOOKS BY THIS CONTRIBUTOR

Neolithic and Bronze Age Studies in Europe: From Material Culture to Territories

ed. Marie Besse

Eight papers consider the neolithisation of the Iberian Peninsula; faunal exploitation in early Neolithic Italy; the economic and symbolic role of animals in eastern Germany; Copper Age human remains in central Italy; territories and schematic art in the Iberian Neolithic; and finally Bronze age hoards at a European scale. READ MORE

Paperback: £27.00 | Open Access

Materials, Productions, Exchange Network and their Impact on the Societies of Neolithic Europe

ed. Marie Besse

How is it possible to identify the circulation of materials or of finished objects in Neolithic Europe, as well as the social networks involved? Several approaches exist for the researcher, and the present volume provides some examples. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.00 | Open Access

Around the Petit-Chasseur Site in Sion (Valais, Switzerland) and New Approaches to the Bell Beaker Culture

ed. Marie Besse

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the megalithic necropolis of Petit- Chasseur in Sion (Valais, Switzerland), an international conference was organised from the 27th to the 29th of October 2011 in Sion. This book constitutes the conference proceedings. READ MORE

Paperback: £47.00 | eBook: £16.00