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Monumental ditched enclosures in southern Iberia (fourth–third millennia BC)

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

José E. Márquez-Romero
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*Área de Prehistoria, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Málaga, Campus de Teatinos s/n, 29071, Málaga, Spain (Email: jemarquez@uma.es; vjjaimez@yahoo.es)
Víctor Jiménez-Jáimez
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*Área de Prehistoria, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Málaga, Campus de Teatinos s/n, 29071, Málaga, Spain (Email: jemarquez@uma.es; vjjaimez@yahoo.es)
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Abstract

Large curvilinear enclosures are now established as a principal instrument of human activity in Central Europe from the Neolithic into the Bronze Age (Antiquity, passim). Here the authors introduce us to examples from southern Iberia and make the case that they should be regarded as part of the same continent-wide phenomenon.

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