(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2009)

Document title

Investigating Neolithic land use in Swifterbant (NL) using micromorphological techniques

published at : Developments in International Geoarchaeology. Special Issue

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) State Service for Archaeology, Cultural Landscapes and Built Heritage (RACM), Amersfoort, PAYS-BAS
(2) Univ. Research Centre, Land Dynamic, Wageningen, PAYS-BAS
(3) Inst. of Archaeology, Univ., Groningen, PAYS-BAS


In the Swifterbant area in the Netherlands, a complete Neolithic landscape is preserved, buried in a wetland environment. The AA. investigated the site- and land-use on 2 locations (S2 and S4) using micromorphological techniques. Results and discussion. The surprising conclusion therefore has to be that this location was not the main settlement area. Rather, the area should be interpreted as a location where specific activities resulted in the accumulation of burnt plant material, e.g. a waste dump


Thematical fascicle

published at : Catena / ISSN 0341-8162

Editor : Catena, Cremlingen-Destedt - ALLEMAGNE (1973)

Millesime : 2009, vol. 78, no 3 [pp. 185-197]

Bibliographic references : 26 ref.

Collation : fig., tabl.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 16767

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