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The Ottomány culture in eastern Hungary is a local middle Bronze age culture (1600-1200 BC) near the village of Ottomány. It existed in the Körös tributaries between Mako culture and the Gyulavarsand cultures. Jump to: navigation, search Körös is a Hungarian toponym with several meanings: Körös or CriÅŸ, a river that flows into Tisza, was used for an archeological site of the Starcevo-Körös culture Hungarian name for Križevci, was used for the historic Belovár...

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1. THE PREHISTORY OF TRANSYLVANIA (Gábor Vékony) (7642 words)
In the Würm 2/3 period, the mammoth and reindeer hunters of the eastern Gravettian culture apparently skirted the southeastern Carpathian region.
In the southeast, where the line-decorated ceramic culture had predominated, with people who practised primitive agriculture and animal husbandry (hunted animals accounted for at least 50 per cent of their consumption), the newcomers were people of the sheep- and goat-breeding, Boian culture in Moldavia and eastern Wallachia.
The slow emergence of this culture is abruptly halted around 2000 B.C., when a new wave of migration once again transforms Transylvania's population: groups of shepherds from the Macedonian and Bulgarian highlands move into southeastern Carpathian region.
Bronze Age - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1223 words)
The earliest Bronze Age civilisations were Sumer in modern Iraq, Egypt along the Nile, and the Indus Valley Civilisation on the Indian subcontinent.
The Unetice culture is followed by the middle Bronze age (1600-1200 BC) tumulus culture characterised by inhumation burials in tumuli (barrows).
In Eastern Hungary in the Körös tributaries, the early Bronze Age first saw the introduction of the Mako culture, followed by the Ottomany and Gyulavarsand cultures.
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