The Western Globular Amphora Culture. A New Model for its Emergence and Expansion

Manfred Woidich

Abstract


The Western Globular Amphora culture is an integral component of a widespread cultural complex, which occupies larger parts of Central and Eastern Europe at the turn of the 4th to the 3rd millennium BC. The application of multivariate statistics and GIS-based analysis allowed for two results, of which the first one is a spatial and chronological differentiation. In addition to that, the individual consideration of cultural contacts is held to be conducive to a model for the emergence and expansion of the Western Globular Amphora culture.

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eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies (ISSN 2192-2608)