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    Posted: 30-Aug-2009 at 08:51
You may post images of some remarkable cultures from your country.

These are from Romania:


Cucuteni Culture (4000-3000 BCE), the most beautiful Neolithic culture in Europe

Vessel representing a circle dance

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The "Thinker" from Târpesti. There are three "thinkers" discovered in two different Neolithic cultures, Hamangia in Dobruja and Cucuteni in Moldavia

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Gumelnita culture 4500 BCE, Southern Romania and Northern Bulgaria

"Venus" from Vidra

http://www.muzeulbucurestiului.ro


Model of a temples or houses complex

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Hamangia culture, Dobruja, 6-5 millenia BCE

The "Thinker" from Hamangia and his pair

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Karanovo Culture,South  Bulgaria:
"...The Early Neolithic in Thrace is known as the Karanovo Culture with two basic phases — I and II.  Here the leading ceramic forms are also tulip-like tall cups on a hollow stem, spherical pots with a cylindrical neck and cord handles, half-spherical plates and others.  The surface of the pottery is red to brown.  The following are common: a checkerboard ornament, belts filled with net-like ornaments, hanging triangles and others.  In the late stages of the Karanovo Culture, the painted decoration loses its leading role.,..."
http://www.worldmuseumofman.org/balkneochal.php

http://images.wikia.com/historyatlas/images/1/10/European_Middle_Neolithic.gif

Kardaco village, Bulgaria, Karanovo, 5000 BC, Early Neolithic - a model of an oven, most probably for ritual use
. Model of an oven with zoomorphic handle, perhaps for ritual use. On the underside a "calendar". Terracotta. From Cardako, Bulgaria. Karanovo Culture, Late Mesolithic (5th mill. BCE). Height 17 cm Inv. KHA I-627
http://www.lessing-photo.com/dispimg.asp?i=06010266+&cr=8&cl=1
Karanovo III, Upper Neolithic
http://www.iianthropology.org/sitebuilder/images/Karanovo3-155x226.jpg

The Karanovo tablet with what may be some kind of script, 5000 BC
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Cuculteni Trypillia - 4000-3000 BC, located on what is not Romania, Moldova and Ukraine



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