L'économie animalière de la culture Noua (Bronze final ; Roumanie orientale) : les données archéozoologiques


fr Anthropozoologica 25-26 - Pages 691-698

Published on 01 June 1998

This article is a part of the thematic issue Proceedings of the 7th ICAZ International Meeting, Constance, September 1994

The animal economy of the Noua culture (final Bronze Age; Eastern Romania) as proved by archaeowological evidence

The Noua Culture, from the end of the Bronze Age, was located on Romania 's territory in the province of Moldavia and partially in the province of Transylvania. lt was also developed in the center of the province of Bessarabia. Together with the Sabatinovka Culture, between the Danube mouth and Dnieper, and the Coşlogeni Culture in the south-east of the province of Muntenia near the Lower Danube, it makes a relativelly uniform complex, their inhabitants being especially cattle breeders. Together, towards the XllIth century BC, they penetrated into the Balkan Peninsula and formed in the Carpatian-Danubian-Pontic-Aegean area, at the beginning of the Iron Age, the Thraco-Geto-Dacian ethnos.

Keywords :

Noua Culture, final Bronze Age, cattle Breeders.

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