Cerny Culture

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Early Neolithic epi‐ Linearbandkeramik communities occupying the Paris Basin and Loire Valley of northeast France during the later 5th millennium bc. Named after the site of Cerny, Essonne, France. The culture is characterized by round‐based vessels, some with lugs or handles, carrying impressed decoration made with combs or points. The Cerny Culture precedes the Chassey Culture in the region.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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