The Hallstatt Culture (c. 800-450 BC)
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At the beginning of the first millennium, vast parts of Europe were characterized by the Late Bronze Age urnfield culture. From it sprang the cultures of the Iron Age, as reflected in the chronological terminology. The Early Iron Age culture, which left a formative imprint on central Europe, is generally divided into tw…

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Hoppe, T., “The Hallstatt Culture (c. 800-450 BC)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, English edition by Christine Salazar (2010). Original German-language edition: Historischer Atlas der antiken Welt. Herausgegeben von Anne-Maria Wittke,Eckhart Olshausen und Richard Szydlak. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 3. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241

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