The emergence of Bronze Age chariots in eastern Europe

  title={The emergence of Bronze Age chariots in eastern Europe},
  author={Pavel Kuznetsov},
  pages={638 - 645}
The author presents new radiocarbon dates for chariot burials found in the region between Europe and the Urals, showing them to belong to the twentieth-eighteenth centuries BCE. These early dates, which pre-empt the appearance of the war chariot in the Near East, are transforming the ancient history of Eurasia and the early Mediterranean civilisations, pointing to the Volga-Ural area as an important centre of innovation for early Europe. 
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