Bylany, Czech Republic

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A substantial village of the early Linearbandkeramik Culture in central Bohemia about 50 km east of Prague. Excavated by Bohumil Soudský in the late 1950s, the settlement is a very typical example of an LBK village. The distribution of features covered more than 6.5 ha, but twenty phases of occupation were recognized. The excavator suggested that at any one time there was one large longhouse (possibly a club‐house) around which was a cluster of perhaps five or six normal dwellings. Wheat and barley were cultivated, and cattle were the main domesticated animal species present.


B. Soudský, 1962, The Neolithic site of Bylany. Antiquity, 36, 190–200

Subjects: Archaeology.

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