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Towards a refined chronology for the Bronze Age of the southern Urals, Russia

  • B.K. Hanks (a1), A.V. Epimakhov (a2) and A.C. Renfrew (a3)
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Cultural interactions in central Russia are famously complex, but of very wide significance. Within the social changes they imply are contained key matters for Europe and Asia: the introduction of Indo-Europeans and other languages, the horse and the chariot, and the transition towards nomadism. Of crucial importance to future research is a sturdy chronological framework and in this contribution the authors offer 40 new radiocarbon dates spanning the conventional Bronze Age in the southern Urals.

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