added by archaeologs A regional group of the later phase of the Early Bronze Age, distributed in southern Slovakia and dated to the mid-2nd millennium be. A large number of sites are hilltop settlements fortified by earthen banks or ditches. TELL-like multi-phase settlements are also known from lowland valleys, often with rich assemblages of dark burnished pottery. Mixed burial rites, sometimes inhumation, sometimes cremation, are known from the medium-sized lowland cemeteries.
The Macmillan dictionary of archaeology, Ruth D. Whitehouse, 1983