added by archaeologs A Late Neolithic dolmen (passage grave) in Hérault, southern France, and the type site of the culture which existed c 3200-2800 BC. Its pottery is characterized by incised-line and geometric motif decoration. The earlier variety belongs to the Neolithic period and the later style is contemporary with the Copper Age pottery of Fontbouïsse. Ferrières pottery has been found in caves, village sites, passage graves, and cremation cemeteries.
added by archaeologs A passage grave in Languedoc, southern France, which has given its name to a cultural group of the Late Neolithic and Copper Age (3rd millennium bc). It is characterized by pottery with incised decoration.
The Macmillan dictionary of archaeology, Ruth D. Whitehouse, 1983