Martin Golec et al.

The Phenomenon of Býčí Skála Cave. Landscape, Cave and Mankind

The book is divided into seven parts of discussions on one of the most famous localities on the territory of Moravia. It explains the existence of the cave in the landscape, the communication network and the network of artefacts in the human world (Parts 1 to 3). It further presents the complete human activities in Býčí Skála Cave from the Palaeolithic to today (Part 4), it starts from the archaeological, historical and ethnographic sources accumulated between 2007 and 2016. In the fifth part, it presents the complete landscape of the people of the Hallstatt Period and the emergence of the cave sanctuary in the unsettled landscape. In the sixth part, this landscape is look at in relation to mankind and the cave from the perspectives of sociology, cultural anthropology and religious studies. In the seventh part, the world and the life of “Wenkel’s princess” – one of the wealthiest women of the time around the middle of the sixth century BC in Moravia from her birth to her death – is presented with elements of the archaeological reconstruction.

Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci
Edice Archaeologica Olomucensia
Rok vydání: 2017
173 s.
ISBN (tištěná verze):
ISBN (iPDF): 978-80-87895-90-0
ISBN (epub):
EAN: 9788087895900