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, Edited by: Anne-Maria Wittke, Eckart Olshausen, Richard Szydlak, in collaboration with: Vera Sauer and other specialists. Consulted online on 24 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241

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