The oldest pottery of the Para-Neolithic Zedmar culture at the site Szczepanki, Masuria, NE-Poland

  title={The oldest pottery of the Para-Neolithic Zedmar culture at the site Szczepanki, Masuria, NE-Poland},
  author={Witold Gumiński},
  journal={Documenta Praehistorica},
  • W. Gumiński
  • Published 1 December 2020
  • Economics
  • Documenta Praehistorica
The Para-Neolithic1 Zedmar culture that existed in the south-east Baltic region (Fig. 1) was a descendent of the regional Mesolithic of the Maglemosian tradition in Masuria and the Prussian Lowland, continuing the hunter-gatherer economy, settlement system, burial customs and manufacturing of tools, as well as producing pottery (Gumiński 1995; 1998; 1999a; 1999b; 2001; 2004; 2012; Gumiński, BugajThe oldest pottery of the Para-Neolithic Zedmar culture at the site Szczepanki, Masuria, NE-Poland 
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