Beaker folk

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Beaker folk

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1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a prehistoric people thought to have originated in the Iberian peninsula and spread to central Europe and Britain during the second millennium bc
2. (Archaeology) a prehistoric people thought to have originated in the Iberian peninsula and spread to central Europe and Britain during the second millennium bc
[C20: named after the beakers found among their remains]
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The early Bronze Age grave of the man known as the Amesbury Archer was found in 2002 near Stonehenge and contained flint arrowheads, metal working tools, Beaker culture pots and two gold hair tresses.
In archaeological literature this artefact has been related to the influence of the west and also to the Bell Beaker culture (Czebreszuk & Krywaltsewitsch 2003).
First published in 1979, Bakker's discussion of the TRB West Group remains an essential text for the study of the neolithic pottery called the Funnel Beaker culture, or TRB, which was produced in northern Europe between c.