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Topic Bronze Age
After Prehistory, which includes the Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic, the Bronze Age is the first period of « Protohistory », also called the « Metal Ages ». Marked by significant technological and social advances, the Bronze Age was an important step in the evolution of European societies. It is characterized by the use of bronze metallurgy, to create this alloy mainly composed of copper and tin.
The Bronze Age cultures have long been arduous for archaeologists to determine because of their diverse manifestations and tenuous remnants. It...
The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence
by Jacques Sémelin, CERI-Sciences Po, (CNRS)
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Published on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Inrap, this issue presents some major evolutions of archaeological knowledge,...
Human societies have always been confronted to a modest or ample, slow or sudden rise in sea level, and thus to the retreat or advance of the land...
The management of the different products of hunting is mainly extrapolated from bone deposits: modes of acquisition, subsistence, distribution ......