Late Copper Age migrations

Map of Late Copper Age migrations, from the collection of Maps of Indo-European migrations.

For context and reference, please read the article on Bell Beaker culture and the Bell Beaker expansion.

Second version: 2.2 (June 2017)

This is the latest version. You can see earlier versions (with changes) uploaded at

Diachronic map of Late Copper Age migrations ca. 2600-2250 BC

First version: February 2017

One map for all Chalcolithic migrations

Diachronic map of Copper Age migrations ca. 3000-2250 BC

Older versions: 2007

Corded Ware, western Yamna migration and East Bell Beaker as vectors of Indo-European languages:

Chalcolithic – Corded Ware as Indo-European languages