Contacts, boundaries & innovation in the fifth millennium : exploring developed Neolithic societies in central Europe and beyond /

The fifth millennium is characterized by far-flung contacts and a veritable flood of innovations. While its beginning is still strongly reminiscent of a broadly Linearbandkeramik way of life, at its end we find new, inter-regionally valid forms of symbolism, representation and ritual behaviour, chan...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Gleser, Ralf (Editor), Hofmann, Daniela (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden : Sidestone Press, [2019]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • List of contributors
  • The fifth millennium: the emergence of cultural diversity in central European prehistory
  • Daniela Hofmann and Ralf Gleser
  • Part One
  • Diverse populations
  • On the periphery and at a crossroads
  • A Neolithic creole society on the Lower Vistula in the fifth millennium BC
  • Peter Bogucki
  • The Brześć Kujawski culture. The north-easternmost Early Chalcolithic communities in Europe
  • Lech Czerniak and Joanna Pyzel
  • Taboo? The process of Neolitisation in the Dutch wetlands re-examined (5000-3400 cal BC)
  • D.C.M. Raemaekers
  • Part Two
  • Interaction and change
  • The fifth millennium BC in central Europe. Minor changes, structural continuity:
  • A period of cultural stability
  • Christian Jeunesse
  • Early Middle Neolithic pottery decoration
  • Different cultural groups or just one supraregional style of its time?
  • Karin Riedhammer
  • The oldest box-shaped wooden well from Saxony-Anhalt and the Stichbandkeramik culture in central Germany
  • René Wollenweber
  • A vessel with zoomorphic depiction from the Epi-Rössen horizon at Oberbergen am Kaiserstuhl
  • An evolutionary perspective on an unusual artefact
  • Ralf Gleser
  • Part Three
  • Community, interaction and boundaries
  • Strategies of boundary making between northern and southern Italy in the late sixth and early fifth millennium BC
  • Valeska Becker
  • The transition from the sixth to the fifth millennium BC in the southern Wetterau
  • Pottery as expression of contacts, boundaries and innovation
  • Johanna Ritter-Burkert
  • On the relationship of the Michelsberg culture and Epirössen groups in south-west Germany in the light of absolute chronology, aspects of culture definition, and spatial data
  • Ute Seidel
  • Schiepzig enclosures
  • Gaps in the archaeological record at the end of the fifth millennium BC in northern central Germany?
  • Johannes Müller, Kay Schmütz and Christoph Rinne
  • The jadeitite-omphacitite and nephrite axeheads in Europe
  • The case of the Czech Republic
  • Antonín Přichystal, Josef Jan Kovář, Martin Kuča and Kateřina Fridrichová
  • Disc-rings of Alpine rock in western Europe
  • Typology, chronology, distribution and social significance
  • Pierre Pétrequin, Serge Cassen, Michel Errera, Yvan Pailler, Frédéric Prodéo, Anne-Marie Pétrequin and Alison Sheridan
  • Lege pagina
  • Lege pagina