Copper shaft-hole axes and early metallurgy in south-eastern Europe : an integrated approach /

Although the copper axes with central shaft-hole from south-eastern Europe have a long history of research, they have not been studied on a transnational basis since the 1960s. What has also been missing, is trying to use as many methods as possible to better understand their production, use and con...

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Main Author: Heeb, Julia (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford : Archaeopress, [2014]
Series:Archaeopress archaeology.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction; 2 Methodology; 3 Theoretical Perspectives; 4 Context and Background of the Copper Hammer-Axes and Axe-Adzes from South-Eastern Europe; 5 History of Research; 6 Copper Age Metallurgy and Shaft-Hole Axes from South-Eastern Europe
  • Evidence, Problems and Potential; 7 The Experiments; 8 Metallography; 9 A New Typology for the Copper Hammer-Axes and Axe-Adzes; 10 Patterns and Trends in the Copper Axe Assemblage; 11 The Copper Axes and Living Practices during the Copper Age in South-Eastern Europe
  • Considerations and Conclusions; Appendix I
  • Typology; Appendix II
  • Axe Marks; Appendix III
  • GIS Distribution Maps; Appendix IV
  • Cluster Distribution Maps (from Krause 2003); Bibliography.