Ertebølle Culture

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Late Mesolithic communities of the west Baltic coastal regions, named after a series of massive shell middens at Ertebølle, Jutland, Denmark, dated to c.3900–3250 bc. The later phases of the culture are marked by the appearance of pottery, especially large S‐shaped pointed‐base jars, and ground stone implements, both the result of contacts with farming communities to the south.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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