Neolithic eclogite hammer from the Nitriansky Hradok (western Slovakia)

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Authors:Hovorka, Dusan; Illasova, Ludmila
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Comenius University, Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, Bratislava, Slovakia
Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
Volume Title:Geologica Carpathica (Bratislava)
Source:Geologica Carpathica (Bratislava), 47(6), p.367-370. Publisher: De Gruyter for Slovak Academic Press, Bratislava, Slovakia. ISSN: 1335-0552
Publication Date:1996
Note:In English. 13 refs.; illus.
Summary:A fragment of Neolithic hammer made from eclogite has been found among numerous artefactors from the archaeology site of Ntriansky Hradok. It is suggested that the raw eclogite material was derived from gravels of the River Danube, deposited eastwards of the Alps. [R.A.H.]
Subjects:Archaeological sites; Archaeology; Artifacts; Cenozoic; Clastic sediments; Eclogite; Gravel; Holocene; Metamorphic rocks; Neolithic; Provenance; Quaternary; Sediments; Stone Age; Danube Valley; Europe; Nitriansky Hradok
Coordinates:N474500 N494000 E0223000 E0164900
Abstract Numbers:97M/2526
Record ID:2016024085
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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