One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of, relating to, or designating the system of prehistoric chronology devised by Montelius (especially in relation to the Bronze Age in northern Europe), based chiefly on the typology of metal objects.
1930s. From the name of Oscar (more fully, Gustav Oscar Augustin) Montelius, Swedish archaeologist + -an; compare -ian.
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