kitchen midden


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Synonyms for kitchen midden

(archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric settlement

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The first, with kitchen middens, was followed by the next, with dolmens.
The conclusion was that mankind had existed elsewhere in Europe much longer than in Denmark, and that younger artefacts matching those from the Danish kitchen middens also had been found.
Aboriginal kitchen middens and marine shell beds, Mankind 4: 249-54.