The Transformation of Europe in the Third Millennium BC: the example of ‘Le Petit-Chasseur I + III’ (Sion, Valais, Switzerland)

  title={The Transformation of Europe in the Third Millennium BC: the example of ‘Le Petit-Chasseur I + III’ (Sion, Valais, Switzerland)},
  author={Richard L Harrison and Volker Heyd},
Abstract Die megalithischen Grabanlagen von Sion-‘Le Petit Chasseur I+III’ bieten eine einmalige Chance, Strukturen von sozialem Wandel über fast das gesamte 3. Jahrtausend v. Chr. hinweg kontinuierlich zu verfolgen und aufzuzeigen, wie eine lokale Bevölkerung die europaweiten ideologischen Veränderungen dieser Zeit rezipiert. Unsere Analyse der Funeralbauten, der anthropomorphen Stelen und der materiellen Hinterlassenschaften (die als drei unterschiedliche Quellengruppen anzusehen sind) führen… 
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  • Geography
    Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society
  • 2007
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