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Vlasac revisited: formation processes, stratigraphy and dating

Boric, Dusan, French, C. and Dimitrijević, V. 2008. Vlasac revisited: formation processes, stratigraphy and dating. Documenta Praehistorica 35 , pp. 261-287.

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Since 2006, new excavations of the Mesolithic-Neolithic site of Vlasac in the Danube Gorges of the north-central Balkans have been under way. Excavations made across the surviving preserved portion of the site provide a unique opportunity for a re-evaluation of previous conclusions about the stratigraphy, chronology and the character of occupation at this classic site of the Lepenski Vir culture. Our revision work is contributing to new knowledge about formation processes at the site, its absolute dating, complex interplay of different mortuary practices and the nature of Mesolithic-Neolithic transformation in the region as a whole. Some aspects of these research efforts are presented in the paper.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
D History General and Old World > DR Balkan Peninsula
Publisher: Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
ISSN: 1854-2492
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Last Modified: 12 Jun 2019 02:38

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