Definition of Ertebølle in English:


Line breaks: Erte|bølle
Pronunciation: /ˈɛːtəˌbəːlə/

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[usually as modifier] Archaeology
  • A late Mesolithic culture in the western Baltic (4th millennium bc), the final phases of which show Neolithic influence in the form of permanent coastal fishing and collecting sites and the use of skin boats.


named after Ertebølle in Jutland, Denmark.

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