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The civilization of the goddess

Marija AlseikaitД— Gimbutas

The civilization of the goddess

by Marija AlseikaitД— Gimbutas

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Published by HarperSanFrancisco in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Religion, Prehistoric -- Europe,
    • Goddesses, Prehistoric -- Europe,
    • Neolithic period -- Europe,
    • Europe -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 503-511) and index.

      StatementMarija Gimbutas ; edited by Joan Marler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN799.R4 G54 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 529 p. :
      Number of Pages529
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1890749M
      ISBN 100062503685
      LC Control Number90055792

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Marija Gimbutas (Lithuanian: Marija Gimbutienė; Janu – February 2, ) was a Lithuanian-American archaeologist and anthropologist known for her research into the Neolithic and Bronze Age cultures of " Old Europe " and for her Kurgan hypothesis, which located the Proto-Indo-European homeland in the Pontic mater: Vilnius University.

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