Evidences of Bronze Age Mobility 1. – The Big Question: Change or Migration?

All the evidence that we have for the lives of prehistoric people past comes from the material culture, including ceramic vessels, funerary habits and settlements – and, of course their transformations. Changes such as the appearance of new ceramic forms, jewellery and weapon types, or burial habits were often associated with the introduction of new peoples, smaller or larger volume migrations by the archaeological research.

In the first part of our series we discuss the meaning and triggers of migration and we explain the scientific methods that can help us to examine the question of individual or group mobility in the Bronze Age.


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