|The Cernavoda I Culture|
Material Means : Almost a complete rupture from the
previous culture's development. Use of shell chips and clay with rope
are very characteristic of the pottery and ceramics. Stone scepters. Limited
use of copper.
Through its Eneolithic elements, the Cernavoda
I culture completes a major stage of cultural evolution and marks the
transition between the Neolithic era and the Bronze Age with its new social
and cultural structure. Through an uninterrupted cultural evolution, from
new historical transformations, beginning with Cernavoda I and continuing
with Cernavoda II and Cernavoda III, we arrive at the foundation of Indo-European
The Cernavoda culture belongs to a great, relatively
homogeneous, group of cultures characterized by ceramics with twisted
decoration, the use of ochre, scepters in zoomorphic forms, and burial
under grave mounds.