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Archaeopress Archaeology


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

Proceedings of the XVIII UISPP World Congress (4-9 June 2018, Paris, France) Volume 13 Session I-4

Edited by Marie Besse, François Giligny

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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.



Introduction to Neolithic and Bronze Age studies in Europe: from material culture to Territories – Marie Besse, François Giligny ;
Deconstructing the Neolithic: reflections from the Iberian Peninsula – Alfonso Alday, Lourdes Montes, Adriana Soto, Rafael Domingo ;
Faunal exploitation in an Early Neolithic site: the assemblage from Casa Gazza (Travo, Piacenza, Northern Italy) – Chiara Messana, Maria Bernabò Brea, Marco Bertolini, Ursula Thun Hohenstein (corresponding author) ;
The role of animals in the Salzmünde Society and beyond (ElbeSaale region, Germany) – Svenja Höltkemeier, Susanne Friederich ;
Human skeletal remains from the Eneolithic of Spinosa Cave (GrossetoTuscany, Italy) – Antonietta Del Bove, Elsa Pacciani, Biancamaria Aranguren ;
Chronologie et contextes des spatulesidoles dans les Pyrénées occidentales – Javier FernándezEraso, José Antonio MujikaAlustiza ;
Symbolism in prehistoric Extremadura: a small zoomorphic figure in the natural monument ‘Cuevas de Fuentes de León’ (Fuentes De León, Badajoz) – Elena Garrido Fernández, Beatriz Gavilán, Hipólito Collado, José Ramón Bello ;
Painting the Neolithic landscape of the Amblés Valley: Schematic Art, landmarks and symbolic territories of Central Iberia – Pilar Zapatero Magdaleno, Elisa Guerra Doce ;
Bronze Age hoards from the Carpathian Basin to the French Atlantic coast: European similarities and regional specificities – Hélène Blitte

About the Author

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. ;

François Giligny is Professor of Archaeological Methodology at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University.