Dwelling on the edge of the Neolithic: Investigating human behaviour through the spatial analysis of Corded Ware settlement material in the Dutch coastal wetlands (2900-2300 calBc)
Barkhuis, 20 okt. 2016 - 355 pagina's
This volume presents a detailed spatial analysis of the sites of Keinsmerbrug, Mienakker, and Zeewijk. These Late Neolithic settlement sites define the westernmost edge of the Corded Ware Culture (c. 2900-2300 cal BC). The people took part in a broad spectrum of activities: hunting, gathering, fishing, agriculture, animal husbandry, and artisan crafts. They maintained their regional traditions while dwelling on the edge of this Neolithic cultural group. The study depicts Neolithic households as highly mobile with sedentary and seasonal settlements. The patterns that emerge from the in-depth spatial analysis of material distributions indicate the presence of spatially bound locations for specific activities. This structuring of space further supports the identification of various dwelling structures. Neolithic monumentality is, for the first time, identified within the Dutch coastal wetlands. The biographical perspective underlines the ephemeral nature of the divide between the place of the living and the place of the ancestors.
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Theoretical background and methodology of Spatial Analysis
The pits Building methods Architectural design Activity areas Population estimates Whats in a name? Implications Some house comparisons 3 2 10 C...
Site function The function and form of the MKII structure The function and form of the MKI structure 4 2 13 Conclusions 5 Zeewijk 5 1 Features 5 ...
approach and sampling 5 2 4 ZeewijkWest Animal remains
Evaluation of the methodology
Towards an interpretation of Corded Ware Culture settlement
Overige edities - Alles weergeven
activities activity areas allow amber animal appear applied archaeological artefacts associated bird bone bottom central central post ceramic chapter clay clear cluster collection construction contained context creek cultural layer dataset defined dendrogram density depths distance distribution east evidence excavation extent external Figure finds fish flakes flint further grid habitation hearth Hogestijn identified illustrated indicates interpretation Keinsmerbrug larger majority mammal material method metres Mienakker MKII multiple nature Neolithic northern structures occur original patterns phase pits plots possible postholes posts present processes quantities recorded relative remains represented result sample scale settlement sherds significant similar single social southern space spatial analysis square statistic stone suggests Table trench unit unknown values various varying vessel wall weight widths Zeewijk Zeewijk-East