Estimations of population density for selected periods between the Neolithic and AD 1800.

@article{Zimmermann2009EstimationsOP,
  title={Estimations of population density for selected periods between the Neolithic and AD 1800.},
  author={Andreas Zimmermann and Johanna Hilpert and Karl Peter Wendt},
  journal={Human biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={81 2-3},
  pages={357-80}
}
Abstract We describe a combination of methods applied to obtain reliable estimations of population density using archaeological data. The combination is based on a hierarchical model of scale levels. The necessary data and methods used to obtain the results are chosen so as to define transfer functions from one scale level to another. We apply our method to data sets from western Germany that cover early Neolithic, Iron Age, Roman, and Merovingian times as well as historical data from AD 1800… CONTINUE READING
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