Evidence for Mesolithic maritime connectivity between the inhabitants of Crete and the Cyclades – Implications of the findings

In this post one can read about some very interesting Archaeological findings from the island of Crete, Greece. Continue reading “Evidence for Mesolithic maritime connectivity between the inhabitants of Crete and the Cyclades – Implications of the findings”

Evidence of rapid subsidence events in SE Cyclades; sea-level changes took place between about 3300 BP and very recent, study shows

Here we present selected parts of the paper titled “Evidence of repeated late Holocene rapid subsidence in the SE Cyclades (Greece) deduced from submerged notches“, by N. Evelpidou. D. Melini, P. A. Pirazzoli, A. Vassilopoulos.  Continue reading “Evidence of rapid subsidence events in SE Cyclades; sea-level changes took place between about 3300 BP and very recent, study shows”

Keros Island, Greece; the earliest maritime sanctuary in the world and its magnificent finds

Archaeologists from the University of Cambridge, the Ephorate of the Cyclades and the Cyprus Institute have completed their four-year programme of excavations at the settlement adjoining the prehistoric sanctuary on Keros in the Cycladic Islands of Greece, the earliest maritime sanctuary in the world (2750-2240BC). Continue reading “Keros Island, Greece; the earliest maritime sanctuary in the world and its magnificent finds”

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