Documenta Praehistorica XXXIV, 2007

Neolithic Studies 14

Contents

Simon Kaner and Takeshi Ishikawa

Reassessing the concept of the ‘Neolithic’ in the Jomon of Western Japan

1-7

Yaroslav V. Kuzmin and Viktor M. Vetrov

The earliest Neolithic complex in Siberia: the Ust-Karenga 12 site and its significance for the Neolithisation process in Eurasia

9-20

Irina Zhushchikhovskaya

Jomon pottery: cord-imitating decoration

21-29

Alexandru Dinu, Andrei Soficaru and Doru Miritoiu

The Mesolithic at the Danube’s Iron Gates: new radiocarbon dates and old stratigraphies

31-52

Dušan Borić and Vesna Dimitrijević

When did the ‘Neolithic package’ reach Lepenski Vir? Radiometric and faunal evidence

52-71

Dušan Mihailović

Social aspects of the transition to farming in the Balkans

72-88

Marek Nowak

Middle and Late Holocene hunter-gatherers in East Central Europe: changing paradigms of the ‘non-Neolithic’ way of life

89-103

Bart Vanmontfort

Bridging the gap. The Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in a frontier zone

105-118

Valeska Becker

Early and middle Neolithic figurines – the migration of religious belief

119-127

Eva Lenneis

Mesolithic heritage in early Neolithic burial rituals and personal adornments

129-132

Kate Davison, Pavel M. Dolukhanov, Graeme R. Sarson, Anvar Shukurov & Ganna I. Zaitseva

A Pan-European model of the Neolithic

139-154

Harald Haarmann

Indo-Europeanization – the seven dimensions in the study of a never-ending process

155-175

Maja Andrič

Why were the Neolithic landscapes of Bela krajina and Ljubljana Marshes regions of Slovenia so dissimilar?

177-189

Mihael Budja

The 8200 calBP ‘climate event’ and the process of neolithisation in south-eastern Europe

191-201

Jalal Rafifar

Some indications of shamanism in Arasbaran rock carvings

203-213

Elettra Ingravallo

The Grotta dei Cervi (Otranto – Lecce)

215-219

Renata Grifoni Cremonesi

Notes on some cultic aspects of Italian Prehistory

221-230

Agni Prijatelj

Digging the Neolithic stamp-seals of SE Europe from archaeological deposits, texts and mental constructs

231-256

Ali Umut Türkcan

Is it goddess or bear? The role of Catalhöyük animal seals in Neolithic symbolism

257-266

Dimitrij Mlekuž

‘Sheep are your mother’: Rhyta and the interspecies politics in the Neolithic of the eastern Adriatic

267-280

Bogdan Constantinescu, Roxana Bugoi, Emmanuel Pantos, Dragomir Popovici

Phase and chemical composition analysis of pigments used in Cucuteni Neolithic painted ceramics

281-288

Christina Tsoraki

Unravelling ground stone life histories: The spatial organization of stone tools and human activities at LN Makriyalos, Greece

281-297

Noémi Pažinová

The Lengyel culture settlement in Bučany (preliminary report on pottery processing)

299-310

Book reviews

211-314

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