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Burgwall culture

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Definition: "Burgwall" translates to "castle wall or barrier" in German, and the term refers to the medieval slavic culture of central Europe of the 11th century AD. Typical castles of the Burgwall cultures include the Spandau Burgwall in Berlin and Grzybowo in Poland.

This glossary entry is part of the Dictionary of Archaeology. Sources for the term include the references listed on the front page of the Dictionary, and the websites listed in the sidebar.
Examples:
Teterow, Germany; Groß Raden, Germany; Spandau in Berlin, Germany; Grzybowo, Poland.

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