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Title: Dry swamp? Researching a peat bog and settlement in Podłęże near Kraków as a contribution to climate reconstruction in the early Subatlantic period

Creator:

Dzięgielewski, Karol ; Nalepka, Dorota ; Walanus, Adam

Date issued/created:

2013

Resource type:

Text

Subtitle:

Archaeologia Polona Vol. 49 (2011-2013)

Publisher:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology Polish Academy of Sciences

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

ill. ; 24 cm

Type of object:

Journal/Article

Abstract:

A Holocene peat bog was excavated during archaeological research of site 17 in Podłęże near Kraków. It was located at the bottom of the valley of the Podłężanka river, a Fore-Carpathian tributary of the Vistula river, with a multiphase prehistoric settlement nearby. Radiocarbon dating of the peat bog deposits was accompanied by analysis of the archaeological remains and pollen analysis. A well, dated dendrochronologically to after 613 BC, allowed the dating of the peat bog to be more precise. Palaeoclimatic data from around Europe indicates that after the episode of sharp cooling and wetting of climate at the beginning of the Subatlantic period (c. 850–650 BC), the climate became warmer and drier (c. 650–450 BC). The well dug into the peat bog may indicate a temporary lowering of the groundwater level due to improved climate conditions. Therefore, the case may contribute – just like the discoveries from the shores of the Kunickie and Koskowickie Lakes in Silesia and from the Elbe valley in Dresden – to the hypothesis of a warmer climatic event during the early Subatlantic period

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Relation:

Archaeologia Polona

Volume:

49

Start page:

31

End page:

36

Detailed Resource Type:

Article

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:61745 ; 0066-5924

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. P 357 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P 358 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P 356 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

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Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

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Library of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

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Open

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Feb 18, 2021

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Feb 27, 2017

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