Hradisko Tabulová hora u Klentnice v době popelnicových polí

Title in English Klentnice – Tabulová hora Hillfort in the Urnfiedl Period


Year of publication 2020
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Přehled výzkumů
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Faculty of Arts

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Keywords The South Moravia Region; Klentnice; hillford; Urnfeld period; earthwork; LIDAR; geomagnetic survey; metal detecting; looting; survey; Urnfeld society
Description Tabulová hora hillfort plays a prominent role in the landscape of the South Moravia region. The excavation in 50’s brought basic information about wall construction. At the beginning of the 21st-century rumors about illegal metal detecting activities started to spread. According to these rumors a significant number of Bronze Age hoards, as well as exclusive items, were illegally excavated. This sparked a new wave of professional interest leading to a series of archaeological non-destructive activities on the site. The aim of this study is to present new results of the defense system survey as well as the geomagnetic survey of particular hillfort sections. The results are confronted with the data coming from the past excavations. A discussion on the role of hillforts in the Urnfield society follows
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