Contact Networks during the Middle Palaeolithic in the Northeastern Aegean? Presence of Neanderthals on Agios Efstratios island

In this post we present selected parts of the paper titled “Presence of Neandertals on the Island Agios Efstratios and Probable Networks of Contacts in the Northeastern Aegean during the Middle Palaeolithic“, by A.Sampson et al. Continue reading “Contact Networks during the Middle Palaeolithic in the Northeastern Aegean? Presence of Neanderthals on Agios Efstratios island”

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Homogeneity among Illyrian and Greek populations and shared ancestry, study finds

In this post we present the very interesting paper titled “Evidence for Long-Term Migration on the Balkan Peninsula Using Dental and Cranial Nonmetric Data:Early Interaction Between Corinth (Greece) and its Colony at Apollonia (Albania)“, by Britney Kyle McIlvaine et al. We also comment on the findings and their possible further importance. Continue reading “Homogeneity among Illyrian and Greek populations and shared ancestry, study finds”

Mesolithic findings from the Aegean suggest a ‘polycentric neolithization’ in the Eastern Mediterranean – Settlement at Maroulas site on Kythnos island; the earliest identified so far in the Aegean area, contemporaneous to the PPNA of the Near East

This post is an almost complete reproduction of the enlighting scientific contribution of archaeologist A. Sampson (2014) titled “The Mesolithic in the Aegean“, in Manen C., Perrin T. & Guillaine J.et al. (eds), “The Neolithic transition in the Mediterranean“, Errance, 193 -212). Continue reading “Mesolithic findings from the Aegean suggest a ‘polycentric neolithization’ in the Eastern Mediterranean – Settlement at Maroulas site on Kythnos island; the earliest identified so far in the Aegean area, contemporaneous to the PPNA of the Near East”

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