Chronology of Europe in the Bronze and Early Iron Ages © RGZM

ABSOLUTE CHRONOLOGY

CENTRAL EUROPE

WESSEX/ BRITTANY

FRANCE

NORDIC ZONE

NORTHERN ITALY

GREEK MAINLAND

CRETE

2400/2300

-

2000

Bronzezeit A1

Bz A1

Bronze ancien 1

Late Neolithic I

LN I

Bronzo Antico 1

Early Helladic II

EHII

Early Minoan II

EM II

Early Helladic III

EH III

Early Minoan III

EM III

2000

-

1700

Bronzezeit A2

Bz A2

Wessex I

Bronze ancien 2

Late Neolithic II

LN II

Bronzo Antico 2

Middle Helladic I

MH I

Middle Minoan I A

MM I A

MiddleHelladic II

MH II

Middle Minoan I B/ II

MM I B/ II

Period IA

Middle Helladic III A

MH III A

Middle Minoan III

MM III

1700

-

1500

Bronzezeit B

Bz B

Wessex I/II

Bronze moyen 1

Bronzo Medio 1

Middle Helladic III B

MH III B

Late Minoan I A

LM I A

Late Helladic I

LH I

Period IB

Late Helladic II A

LH II A

Late Minoan I B

LM I B

1500

-

1400

Bronzezeit C1

Bz C1

Wessex II

Bronze moyen 2

Period II

Bronzo Medio 2

Late Helladic II B

LH II B

Late Minoan II

LM II

Late Helladic III A1

LH III A1

Late Minoan III A

LM III A

1400

-

1300

Bronzezeit C2

Bz C2

Bronze moyen 3

Bronzo Medio 3

Late Helladic III A2

LH III A2

Late Minoan III B

LM III B

1300

-

1200

Bronzezeit D

Bz D

Bronze final Ia

Period III

Bronzo Recente

Late Helladic III B1

LH III B1

Late Helladic III B2

LH III B2

1200

-

1100

Hallstatt A1

Ha A1

Bronze final Ib

Bronzo Finale 1

Late Helladic III C early

LH III C early

Late Minoan III C

LM III C

Late Helladic III C late

LH III C late

1100

-

1050/1020

Hallstatt A2

Ha A2

Bronze final II

Period IV

Bronzo Finale 2

Submycenaean

Subminoan

1050/1020

-

950/920

Hallstatt B1

Ha B1

Bronze final IIIa

Bronzo Finale 3

Protogeometric

Protogeometric A

950/920

-

800

Hallstatt B2/3

Ha B2/3

Bronze final IIIb

Period V

Età del Ferro IA

Età del Ferro IB

Early Geometric

Middle Geometric

Protogeometric B

800

-

730/720

Hallstatt C1a

Ha C1a

Hallstatt Ancien

Età del Ferro IIA

Età del Ferro IIB

Geometric

Late Geometric

730/720

-

660

Hallstatt C1b

Ha C1b

Period VI

Età del Ferro IIIA

Early Archaic

Early Archaic

660

-

620

Hallstatt C2

Ha C2

Età del Ferro IIIB1

620

-

550/530

Hallstatt D1

Ha D1

Hallstatt Moyen

Età del Ferro IIIB2

550/530

-

480/450

Hallstatt D2/3

Ha D2/3

Hallstatt Final

Iron Age Ia

Età del Ferro IIIC

Late Archaic

Late Archaic

Età del Ferro IIID

Early Classic

Early Classic