Melian obsidian in NW Turkey – Neolithic Trade in the Aegean

In this post we present selected parts of the very interesting paper titled “Melian obsidian in NW Turkey: Evidence for early Neolithic trade”, by Catherine Perlès, Turan Takaoğlu and Bernard Gratuze (2011). Continue reading “Melian obsidian in NW Turkey – Neolithic Trade in the Aegean”

The Mesolithic & Neolithic Aegeans must have had proper ships and not just primitive rafts and canoes; a crucial find from Franchthi Cave

We discuss here on one of the most important findings reported from Franchthi Cave (Argolis, Greece) during the initial excavations of the famous cave; tuna fish bones nearly 2.5 m. in length and 200 kg. in weight. Strangely enough, this finding seems to be ‘omitted’ on later reports or analyses. Continue reading “The Mesolithic & Neolithic Aegeans must have had proper ships and not just primitive rafts and canoes; a crucial find from Franchthi Cave”

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