Definitions

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to protohistory

Etymologies

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From proto- +‎ historic or from protohistory +‎ -ic

Examples

  • Richu, 17th Emperor (400-405 A.D.), first of "protohistoric" sovereigns

    A History of the Japanese People From the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era

  • The mountain has some protohistoric archaeological interest as stone tools and chippings hewn from ammonites have been discovered in a rock shelter at Blandé at the northern end.

    Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire

  • Her vague and confusing conclusion is that "the sequence of the prehistoric and protohistoric cultures of Italy appears to be continuous from the Bronze Age throughout the early part of the Iron Age, without any interruptions which might have been caused by invasions or the arrival of a new people."

    Etruscan entry into Italy

  • Her vague and confusing conclusion is that "the sequence of the prehistoric and protohistoric cultures of Italy appears to be continuous from the Bronze Age throughout the early part of the Iron Age, without any interruptions which might have been caused by invasions or the arrival of a new people."

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • It was a protohistoric Creek village and experts are fairly certain it was one of the towns visited by Hernando de Soto during his entrada to the Southeast in the1540s.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • That is shown by the protohistoric, Gallo-Roman, and medieval graffiti carved in the cave wall.

    The Chicago Blog: Who made this handprint on the cave wall?

  • That is shown by the protohistoric, Gallo-Roman, and medieval graffiti carved in the cave wall.

    The Chicago Blog: March 2006 Archives

  • It was a protohistoric Creek village and experts are fairly certain it was one of the towns visited by Hernando de Soto during his entrada to the Southeast in the1540s.

    Lose Some...

  • Now that the federal involvement in the project has concluded, she submitted a research design to go back and do more in-depth research at the site to determine whether or not it might be one of the protohistoric Tunica Indian sites that were known in the prison area.

    Protector of the Past

  • The former two are experts on the pre - and protohistoric periods in the region and they could confirm the early date of the Tepe Düzen material.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Survey Report 21

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