Old migration ideas
12 Nov 1996 05:16:41 GMT
I remember reading in a book (late 1940's I think) of a late
in western Europe called the "Beaker culture". These I took at the time to
the equivilant of the "Lake Dwellers" but scattered more generaly around
from say the
Danube River into France. Later the Beakers were surplanted by what was
the "Battle-axe Culture". This I understood to be still neolithic Celts.
Along with the
Battle-axers in what may have been a second wave came what this book
a missionary group that were responsible for the building of the
What brought this all to mind was a mention of"" beakers" I saw in
posting earlier this week. Does anything of the above have any relevence
light of more modern evidence and theories in Archy and Anthro Pologies?
Anyone here old enough to know?
W F VAN HOUTEN
Older. But wiser ?