Viereckschanzen

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Scope note
During the Iron Age, settlements were the settings for ritual activities which included the making of special deposits. A series of rectangular ditched enclosures known as Viereckschanzen is concentrated in the temperate regions of central Europe. Many include deposits of iron weapons and tools in the ditches.
Viereckschanzen
Accepted term: 27-May-2024