Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter I. History of the Field Survey in the Struma River Catching Basin

Chapter II. Physical-geographical Conditions and Ecological Situation in the Struma River Valley during VII-IV Millenia BC

Chapter III. Prehistoric Sites in the Struma River Basin

Prehistoric Settlements in Pernik District

Prehistoric Settlements in Kjustendil District

Prehistoric Settlements in Blagoevgrad District

Prehistoric Settlements in FYRO Macedonia

Prehistoric Settlements in Greece

Chapter IV. Topography, Settlement Pattern and Architecture

1. Topography and Settlement Pattern

Early Neolithic

Late Neolithic

Early Chalkolithic

Late Chalkolithic

2. Architecture

2.1. Defences

2.2. Dwellings

Neolithic

Chalkolithic

Chapter V. Economy

Agriculture

Hunting of Wild Animals

Stock-breeding

Hunting – Stock-breeding

Chipped-stone Tools

Stone Implements

Implements of Bone and Horn

Ore Output and Copper Metallurgy

Graphite Raw Materials

Ceramic “handles”

Loom-weights

Spindle-whorls

Spinning-vessels

Ceramic Sling Bullets

Chapter VI. Pottery

1. Technology

1.1. Neolithic

1.2. Chalkolithic

2. Shapes

2.1. Neolithic

2.1.1. Early Neolithic

2.1.2. Late Neolithic

2.2. Chalkolithic

2.2.1. Early Chalkolithic

2.2.2. Middle Chalkolithic

2.2.3. Late Chalkolithic

3. Decoration

3.1. Neolithic

3.1.1. Early Neolithic

3.1.2. Late Neolithic

3.2. Chalkolithic

3.2.1. Early Chalkolithic

3.2.2. Middle Chalkolithic

3.2.3. Late Chalkolithic

Chapter VII. Spiritual Life

Anthropomorphic Depictions

Two-dimensional Depictions

Ceramic Figurines

Sitting Female Figurines

Standing Female Figurines

Bust-figurines

Male Anthropomorphines

Hands Depictions

Anthropomorphic Vessels

Marble Figurines

Bone Figurines

Zoomorphic Depictions

1. Mammals

1.1. Cattle

1.2. Sheep

1.3. Goat

1.4. Swine

1.5. Dog

1.6. Deer

1.7. Bear

1.8. Wolf

1.9. Fox

2. Birds

2.1. Daylight Birds of Prey

2.2. Ducks

3. Reptiles

3.1. Leopard (Red Spot) Grass-snake

3.2. Snakes

3.3. Tortoise

4. Amphibious

4.1. Salamander

4.2. Triton

Anthropozoomorphic (Mixomorphic) Depictions

Altars

Technology

Shapes

Decoration

Models of Houses and Ovens

House Models

Oven Models

Objects with Small Pits

Pre-writing Signs

“Seals” (Pintaderas)

Astronomical Notions

Small Finds

“Labrets”

Phalluses Models

Furniture Models

Clay Discs

Clay “Funnels” (Spouts)

“Buttons”

Adornments and Amulets

Stone Adornments/Amulets

Bone and Shell Adornments/Amulets

Clay Adornments

Metal Adornment (Copper and Gold)

Mortuary Practices

Chapter VIII. Neolithic and Chalkolithic Sequence in the Struma River Basin and Links with Neighboring Cultures

Conclusion

Appendix

References

List of Abbreviations

Maps

Tables

Figures

Plates

 

 

Неолитни и халколитни култури в басейна на река Струма

Details
Publisher Faber
Language English
Pages 344
Illustrations b&w figures, maps
Binding paperback
ISBN 978-954-775-809-4
Creation date 2007
Size 20 x 28 cm

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