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Exploitation of rocks from the Brno Massif for polished stone industry, South Moravia (Czech Republic)

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KUČA Martin VOKÁČ Milan

Year of publication 2008
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Petroarchaeology in the Czech Republic and Poland at the beginning of the 21st century
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Faculty of Arts

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Field Archaeology, anthropology, ethnology
Keywords polished stone industry - raw materials - Brno Massif - exploitation
Description The Brno area played without doubt a significant role in the Neolithic, above all in the period of Moravian Painted Ware Culture. This fact was enabled, i. e., by abundant local sources of raw materials suitable for the polished stone industry manufacture having origin in the Brno area. The most important local materials are: greenschist of the Želešice-type,amphibole diorite and diorite porphyry.
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