The Palaeolithic and Mesolithic of Albania; the Kryegjata B (Fier) excavation

Here we present selected parts of the very informative paper titled “The Palaeolithic and Mesolithic of Albania: Survey and Excavation at the Site of Kryegjata B (Fier District)“, by Curtis Runnels et al. Continue reading “The Palaeolithic and Mesolithic of Albania; the Kryegjata B (Fier) excavation”

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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”

First New World inhabitants had strong ties with Europe, study suggests – Jomon and Ainu from Japan show morphological similarities with European populations

Here we present extended parts of the very interesting paper titled “Old World sources of the first New World human inhabitants: a comparative craniofacial view“, by
C. Loring Brace et al. Continue reading “First New World inhabitants had strong ties with Europe, study suggests – Jomon and Ainu from Japan show morphological similarities with European populations”

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