The final objective of this presentation is : 1/ To establish a complete catalogue of the Early Bronze Age hoard finds from Bohemia. This catalogue will contain all find circumstances, detailed description and drawings /possibly photographs/ of the artefacts found. 2/ Archaeological analysis is going to be concerned with the appearance and frequency of particular types of artefacts represented within the hoards and their distribution within the settled area of Únětice Culture. Technological details suchas production and the use traseology i.e. traces of wearing on jewellery and metallic composition of particular groups of artefacts is also going to be investigated. 3/ Interpretation: a/ the position of the Czech Únětice Culture in between northern and southern production province. b/ hoard finds as a historical resource. Desired outcome : a manuscript to be submitted for publication.
Economic, historic and curtural aspects of early bronze age hoards finds in Bohemia
• (Principal) Investigator:
PhDr. Václav Moucha
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Early Bronze Age, hoard finds, economy