A Response to Brian Hayden’s Article: “An Archaeological Evaluation of the Gimbutas Paradigm”

Authors

  • Joan Marler

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/pome.v13i10.37

Keywords:

Neo-Paganism,

Abstract

Anthropologist Ashley Montagu considers Gimbutas' findings to be as important as Schliemann's excavation of Troy, while others, like Brian Hayden, are highly critical.

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Published

2020-08-11

How to Cite

Marler, J. (2020). A Response to Brian Hayden’s Article: “An Archaeological Evaluation of the Gimbutas Paradigm”. Pomegranate, 37–46. https://doi.org/10.1558/pome.v13i10.37

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