Maglemosian


Maglemosian
[ˌmaglə'məʊsɪən, -z-]
adjective Archaeology relating to or denoting a northern European Mesolithic culture, dated to about 9,500–7,700 years ago.
Origin
1920s: from Maglemose, a town in Denmark where objects from this culture were found, + -ian.

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  • Maglemosian — Ma·gle·mo·si·an (mä glə mōʹzē ən) adj. Archaeology Of or relating to a Mesolithic forest culture of northern Europe.   [After Maglemose, a Mesolithic site on the western coast of Sjaelland, Denmark.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Maglemosian — 1. noun A Stone Age people who lived in modern day Scandinavia and Northern Europe. 2. adjective of, or relating to the Maglemosians …   Wiktionary

  • Maglemosian — adj. of or pertaining to the mesolithic forest culture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maglemosian — mag·le·mo·sian …   English syllables

  • maglemosian — n. & adj. n. a N. European mesolithic culture, characterized by bone and stone implements. adj. of or relating to this culture. Etymology: Maglemose in Denmark, where articles from it were found …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maglemosian culture — The Stone Age This box: view · talk · edit ↑ before Homo ( …   Wikipedia

  • Maglemosian industry — ▪ prehistoric culture       a tool culture of northern Europe dating from the postglacial period, approximately 9000 to 5000 BC. The Maglemosian industry was named after the bog (magle mose, “big bog,” in Danish) at Mullerup, Den., where evidence …   Universalium

  • Stone Age — the period in the history of humankind, preceding the Bronze Age and the Iron Age, and marked by the use of stone implements and weapons: subdivided into the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic periods. [1860 65] * * * First known period of… …   Universalium

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  • Scandinavian prehistory — The Scandinavian prehistory began when the area became free of ice around 11000 BC, with the Ahrensburg culture and hunters living in near proximity to the ice. It took until the 7th millennium BC for forest, wildlife and Mesolithic hunter… …   Wikipedia