The Western expansion of the Neolithic Aegeans – Greek Mythology confirmed by Modern Science – Direct and indirect implications

In this post we present and discuss officially published information on the expansion of the Neolithic Aegeans towards Western Europe & the Western Mediterranean. Continue reading “The Western expansion of the Neolithic Aegeans – Greek Mythology confirmed by Modern Science – Direct and indirect implications”

The Mesolithic & Neolithic Aegeans must have had proper ships and not just primitive rafts and canoes; a crucial find from Franchthi Cave

We discuss here on one of the most important findings reported from Franchthi Cave (Argolis, Greece) during the initial excavations of the famous cave; tuna fish bones nearly 2.5 m. in length and 200 kg. in weight. Strangely enough, this finding seems to be ‘omitted’ on later reports or analyses. Continue reading “The Mesolithic & Neolithic Aegeans must have had proper ships and not just primitive rafts and canoes; a crucial find from Franchthi Cave”

Hearth structures in Klissoura cave 1, Greece; the oldest evidence for the emergence of ceramic technology (~32-34 kyr BP)

Hearth structures are probably one of the first expressions of space-specific skills. Building a fireplace is a sign of permanence. Such structures are used repeatedly and can survive beyond the limits of the seasonal occupation. Continue reading “Hearth structures in Klissoura cave 1, Greece; the oldest evidence for the emergence of ceramic technology (~32-34 kyr BP)”

“Neolithic package” and “massive migrations” from East to West: purely theoretical and not evidenced in the archaeological record – Archaeological material provides more evidence of movements from West to East than the opposite

In this post we present extended parts from the enlighting paper titled “Τhe Mesolithic Hunter-gatherers in the southern Mediterranean and their contribution in the Neolithisation of the Aegean“, by A. Sampson. Continue reading ““Neolithic package” and “massive migrations” from East to West: purely theoretical and not evidenced in the archaeological record – Archaeological material provides more evidence of movements from West to East than the opposite”

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