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Trypillian culture is the culture of the Neolithic people identified on the territory of modern Ukraine, Moldova, and Romania, which existed between 5400 BC and 2700 BC. The name derives from the village of Trypillia (Трипiлля) near Kiev, Ukraine, where it was discovered by archeologists in 1897. It is sometimes referred to as Tripolian culture, from the Russian version of the name: Триполье (Tripolye). The Neolithic, (Greek neos=new, lithos=stone, or New Stone Age) was a period in the development of human technology that is traditionally the last part of the Stone Age. ... (7th millennium BC – 6th millennium BC – 5th millennium BC – other millennia) Events c. ... (Redirected from 2700 BC) (28th century BC - 27th century BC - 26th century BC - other centuries) (4th millennium BC - 3rd millennium BC - 2nd millennium BC) Events 2900 - 2334 BC -- Mesopotamian wars of the Early Dynastic period 2775 - 2650 BC -- Second Dynasty wars in Egypt Germination of the Bristlecone pine tree Methuselah... Trypillia (Ukrainian Трипiлля, Russian Триполье - Tripolye) is a village in Ukraine in Kiev Oblast with 2,800 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2005). ... Motto: Oblast Municipality Municipal government City council (Київська Міська рада) Mayor Oleksandr Omelchenko Area 800 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 2,642,486 100% 3,299/km² Founded City rights around 5th century 1487 Latitude Longitude 50°27′ N 30°30′ E Area code +044 Car plates  ? Twin towns Athenes... Archaeology or sometimes in American English archeology (from the Greek words αρχαίος = ancient and λόγος = word/speech) is the study of human cultures through the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains, including architecture, artefacts, biofacts, human remains, and landscapes. ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...

This culture is basically the same as the Cucuteni culture on the territory of modern Romania. The Cucuteni culture (also Cucuteni-Tripolie, after the Romanian Cucuteni and the Ukrainian Trypillia villages) is an early 5th millennium BC neolithic culture of Central Europe, in the area of modern-day Romania, Moldova, and Ukraine, in the Dniestr-Dnjepr region. ...

As of 2003, about 2000 sites of Trypillian culture have been identified. 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

It is suggested to enter the Tripillya Reserve into the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. UNESCO logo The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, commonly known as UNESCO, is a specialized agency of the United Nations system established in 1946. ... Elabana Falls is in Lamington National Park, part of the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves World Heritage site in Queensland, Australia. ...

External link

Tripillian civilization homepage (http://www.trypillia.com/info/index.shtml)

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Trypillian culture exhibit at The Ukrainian Museum (10/10/93) (1027 words)
The Trypillian culture received its name from the village of Trypillia on the Dnipro River in Ukraine, where the first discovery of this ancient civilization was made 100 years ago.
The Trypillian culture traces its origin to regions of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans, from where the earliest forms of agriculture and livestock breeding spread throughout Neolithic Europe.
Trypillians built their villages in a circle formation, enclosing a large central area which, during the early period of the culture, served as a herding pen for domesticated livestock.
Trypillian culture. Article:The Trypilska Kultura - The Spiritual Birthplace of Ukraine? . (5144 words)
Shlain describes that Trypillian attitudes were similar to contemporary communities: “in the emerging civilizations, a mother Goddess was the principal deity: in Sumer she was Inanna, in Egypt she was Isis, in Canaan her name was Asherah, in Syria she was Astarte, in Greece, Demeter, in Cyprus, Aphrodite.
Passek, M. Biliashevkiyi, O. Spytssyn and V. Horodtsov are convinced that the highly developed culture of the Trypillians “came from the south across the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara from the Asian coast, or across the Mediterranean Sea from Finikia of Egypt, as the ornamented ceramics suggest some oriental influence” (Susloparov, 2004).
Ancestrally, the link between between the Trypillian civilization and today’s Ukraine is also evident in the uninterrupted process of landcare and farming of a common area for millennia.
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