The type site, northeast of Budapest, Hungary, of the second stage of the Hungarian Early Bonze Age (which is defined by Tószeg). The Hatvan culture occurred between the Nagyrév culture and the Füzesabony, c early 2nd millennium bc. Many of the sites are tells in the Great Hungarian plain, although enclosed hilltop sites are known in the Carpathian foothills. Cremation burials in pits were frequent. Hatvan settlements commonly produce large numbers of fired clay zoomorphic figurines and vases, as well as model cartwheels.