Single Grave Culture

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General term used to refer to a series of late Neolithic communities of the 3rd millennium bc living in Scandinavia, northern Germany, and the Low Countries that share the practice of single burial under barrows, the deceased usually being accompanied by a battle‐axe, amber beads, and pottery vessels. See Battle‐axe Culture; Corded Ware Culture; Globular Amphora Culture.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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