Hallstattian
Hallstatt Hall"statt (h[aum]l"st[aum]t; -sht[aum]t), Hallstattian Hall*stat"ti*an (h[aum]l*st[aum]t"t[i^]*an), a. Of or pertaining to Hallstatt, Austria, or the Hallstatt civilization. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{Hallstatt civilization} or {Hallstattian civilization}, a prehistoric civilization of central Europe, variously dated at from 1000 to 1500 b. c. and usually associated with the Celtic or Alpine race. It was characterized by expert use of bronze, a knowledge of iron, possession of domestic animals, agriculture, and artistic skill and sentiment in manufacturing pottery, ornaments, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Hallstattian civilization flourished chiefly in Carinthia, southern Germany, Switzerland, Bohemia, Silesia, Bosnia, the southeast of France, and southern Italy. --J. Deniker. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{Hallstattian epoch}, the first iron age, represented by the {Hallstatt civilization}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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