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Ploughzone sampling in Denmark: isolating and interpreting site signatures from disturbed contexts

  • John M. Steinberg (a1)

Are sites in lowland Europe destroyed when they are ploughed many times? In north Denmark, many Neolithic and Early Bronze Age sites are now reduced to just lithic scatters, but distinctive ‘site signatures’ persist. A lithic economic prehistory from the ploughsoil is possible and instructive.

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