Bronze Age Metalworking in the Netherlands (c.2000-800BC)

A research into the preservation of metallurgy related artefacts and the social position of the smith

Maikel H.G. Kuijpers | 2008

Almost fifty years ago J.J. Butler started his research to trace the possible remains of a Bronze Age metalworkers workshop in the Netherlands. Yet, while metalworking has been deduced on the ground of the existence…



Excavations at Geleen-Janskamperveld 1990/1991

Edited by Pieter van de Velde | 2007

In the summer of 1991, the Dutch media featured extensively the excavation of an early Bandkeramik (LBK) village in Geleen, Limburg. The headlines in the newspapers read: “7000 years old farmers village”, “Oldest village of…



Beyond the Site

The Saalian archaeological record at Maastricht-Belvédère (the Netherlands)

Dimitri De Loecker | 2006

Between 1980 and 1990, the former Belvédère gravel- and loess pit was given specific attention due to the discovery of in situ Middle Palaeolithic artefacts and faunal remains, in the Saalian and Weichselian strata. These…



Ceci n'est pas une hache

Neolithic Depositions in the Northern Netherlands

Karsten Wentink | 2006

As early as the 19th century discoveries of groups of large axes puzzled those confronted with them. The fact that most were found in waterlogged places in particular formed the basis of speculation as to…



Native Neighbours

Local settlement system and social structure in the roman period at Oss (the Netherlands)

Dieke A. Wesseling | 2000

Since the Bronze Age, and possibly even before that, people occupied the area around Oss. They built timber farmhouses, worked fields, herded cattle, and buried their dead. They also worshipped gods and had contacts with…



Hunters of the Golden Age

The mid upper palaeolithic of Eurosia 30,000-20,000 BP

Edited by Wil Roebroeks, Margherita Mussi, JIRI Svodoba & Kelly Fennema | 1999

The period 30,000 to 20,000 BP can be aptly called the `Golden Age’ of hunter gatherers for a variety of reasons, spelled out in great detail by the 37 contributors to this impressive volume. In…



The Ussen Project

The first decade of excavations at Oss

Edited by Harry Fokkens | 1998

The Oss project was started in 1974 by dr. Jan Verwers of the Institute of Prehistory of Leiden University, IPL for short (The institute as such no longer exists. It was transformed first into the…



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Bronze Age Metalworking in the Netherlands (c.2000-800BC)

A research into the preservation of metallurgy related artefacts and the social position of the smith

Maikel H.G. Kuijpers | 2008

Almost fifty years ago J.J. Butler started his research to trace the possible remains of a Bronze Age metalworkers workshop in the Netherlands. Yet, while metalworking has been deduced on the ground of the existence…



Excavations at Geleen-Janskamperveld 1990/1991

Edited by Pieter van de Velde | 2007

In the summer of 1991, the Dutch media featured extensively the excavation of an early Bandkeramik (LBK) village in Geleen, Limburg. The headlines in the newspapers read: “7000 years old farmers village”, “Oldest village of…



Beyond the Site

The Saalian archaeological record at Maastricht-Belvédère (the Netherlands)

Dimitri De Loecker | 2006

Between 1980 and 1990, the former Belvédère gravel- and loess pit was given specific attention due to the discovery of in situ Middle Palaeolithic artefacts and faunal remains, in the Saalian and Weichselian strata. These…



Ceci n'est pas une hache

Neolithic Depositions in the Northern Netherlands

Karsten Wentink | 2006

As early as the 19th century discoveries of groups of large axes puzzled those confronted with them. The fact that most were found in waterlogged places in particular formed the basis of speculation as to…



Native Neighbours

Local settlement system and social structure in the roman period at Oss (the Netherlands)

Dieke A. Wesseling | 2000

Since the Bronze Age, and possibly even before that, people occupied the area around Oss. They built timber farmhouses, worked fields, herded cattle, and buried their dead. They also worshipped gods and had contacts with…



Hunters of the Golden Age

The mid upper palaeolithic of Eurosia 30,000-20,000 BP

Edited by Wil Roebroeks, Margherita Mussi, JIRI Svodoba & Kelly Fennema | 1999

The period 30,000 to 20,000 BP can be aptly called the `Golden Age’ of hunter gatherers for a variety of reasons, spelled out in great detail by the 37 contributors to this impressive volume. In…



The Ussen Project

The first decade of excavations at Oss

Edited by Harry Fokkens | 1998

The Oss project was started in 1974 by dr. Jan Verwers of the Institute of Prehistory of Leiden University, IPL for short (The institute as such no longer exists. It was transformed first into the…






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