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”

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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”

Neolithic in the Greek peninsula; cereal cultivation began during the first half of the 7th millennium BC – the Franchti cave findings and what we can learn from them

Here we present extended parts of the very informative and interesting paper titled “Early seventh-millennium AMS dates from domestic seeds in the Initial Neolithic at Franchthi Cave (Argolid, Greece)“, by Catherine Perlès, Anita Quiles and Hélène Valladas (2018). Continue reading “Neolithic in the Greek peninsula; cereal cultivation began during the first half of the 7th millennium BC – the Franchti cave findings and what we can learn from them”

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