Daily Archives: May 19, 2011

Massacres during the late Linear Pottery Culture of Middle Europe

 As shown in earlier posts there are many possible explanations for the phenomenon of intra / intergroup violence during prehistoric and historic times. First evidence for murdered individuals and even massacres of a larger group of persons is available for … Continue reading

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Neolithic Sickles from the Mortillet Collection

These are two broken sickles from the Scandinavian Neolithic / early Bronze Age from the collection of Adrien de Mortillet. Adrien de Mortillet was born 1853 in Geneva, during the political exile of his better known father, Gabriel de Mortillet … Continue reading

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