In this post we present selected parts of the very interesting paper titled “Decoding Göbekli Tepe with Archaeoastronomy: What does the fox say?“, by Martin B. Sweatman and Dimitrios Tsikritsis (2017). Continue reading “Τhe symbolism at Göbekli Tepe provides strong support for the Younger-Dryas event as a cometary encounter”
In this post we present and discuss some recent paleogenomic data.
Continue reading “Aegean Neolithic populations have been descendants of local Aegean Mesolithic groups who adopted farming – Direct genetic link between Mediterranean and Central European early farmers and those of Greece and Anatolia”
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”
In this post we present selected parts of the very interesting paper titled “The role of cult and feasting in the emergence of Neolithic communities. New evidence from Göbekli Tepe, south-eastern Turkey“, by Oliver Dietrich, Manfred Heun, Jens Notroff, Klaus Schmidt & Martin Zarnkow, 2012. Continue reading “Feasting in Göbekli Tepe; alcoholic beverages in the PPNA?”
Trepanation is defined as the removal of a bone piece of the skull of a living individual without penetration of the underlying soft tissues. Trepanation is accepted as the oldest form of surgical operation. Continue reading “Trepanation in Anatolia, Turkey: From the Neolithic to the Middle Ages”
Byzantines distinguished among Turkic nations two largest taxa: “Scythians” (Dunabian and northern Black Sea Turks and the Mongols) and “Persians” (Anatolian and Iranian Turks). Continue reading “Influx of Anatolian Turks in the Balkans and Eastern Roman territories until the beginning of the 14th century”