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American School of Prehistoric Research Bulletins 36

Rural Economy in the Early Iron Age

Excavations at Hascherkeller, 1978-1981

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$32.50 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780873655392

Publication Date: 11/28/1983


192 pages

1 map, 33 tables, and 83 halftones

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  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Economic Change in Complex Societies: The Case of Central Europe
    • Changes in the Final Millennium B.C.
    • The Excavations at Hascherkeller
  • Hascherkeller and Environs
    • Geology
    • Topography
    • Soils
    • Vegetation
    • Modern Economy
    • The Site
  • The Excavations at Hascherkeller from 1978 to 1981: Techniques, Progress, and Results
    • Excavation Techniques
    • The Course of Excavation
    • The Results of Excavation
    • Cultural Materials Recovered
  • The Radiocarbon Dates
  • The Magnetometer Survey [Helmut Becker]
  • The Plant Remains [C. Caroline Quillian]
    • Collection
    • Analysis
    • Conclusion
  • The Faunal Remains [Brenda R. Benefit]
    • Species Present
    • Age at Death
    • Distribution of Bone
    • Summary
  • Pottery: An Examination of the Temper [John D. Stubbs]
    • Classification and Analysis
    • Pottery Distribution on the Settlement
  • The Daub [Mary L. Hancock]
    • Sorting
    • Measurements
  • The Iron Slag [Michael Geselowitz]
  • Depositional History of the Settlement
    • Chronology of Settlement Features
    • Deposition During the Occupation of the Settlement
    • Post-depositional Changes on the Site
  • The Community at Hascherkeller: Interpretations and Hypotheses
    • Chronology
    • Environment
    • Settlement Structure
    • Economic Activity at Hascherkeller
    • Social Organization
    • Daily Life
  • Hascherkeller and Central Europe: Formation of Commercial Towns in the Early Iron Age
    • Haseherkeller and Other Communities
    • Economic Change in Late Bronze Age Central Europe
    • Formation of Commercial Towns in the Early Iron Age
    • The Evidence from Hascherkeller
  • References Cited
  • Concordance for Figures

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