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From: "Dale E. Reddick" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Pre-Germanic pre-Celtic peoples in Belgium/Netherlands
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2007 16:22:05 -0400
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I was reading from pages 85 & 86, plus note 17 which is explained on
On page 87 Mallory actually says "probably the neighbouring Harpstedt
culture" formed a portion of the early Germanic homeland. That's not
the strongest assertion of that particular culture having been part of
the Germanic homeland of circa 500 BC.
No matter how we read this, the existence of the NORDWESTBLOCK culture
is just a bit iffy - with it being based on transient cultural horizons
and suggestions of a non-Indo-European language or else an I-E language
not part of the Celtic or Germanic families...
R. & G. Stevens wrote:
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> From: "Dale E. Reddick" <>
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>> Hi Folks,
>> Nordwestblock description as found at Wikipedia.
> Curious. A large part of that same region would have been covered by the
> Harpstedt Culture, which is mentioned by Mallory (along with the neighboring
> Jastorf Culture) in his "In Search of the Indo-Europeans", as one of the
> cradles of Germanic (p. 87).
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