The Neolithic Britons originated from the Aegean

This post is a presentation of information, sourced from official publications, on the very interesting subject of Neolithization in Britain. Continue reading “The Neolithic Britons originated from the Aegean”

Obsidian findings distribution may imply sociocultural boundaries during the Late Neolithic on the Great Hungarian Plain

Chipped stone tool analysis is an essential aspect of prehistoric archaeological research throughout Europe, especially in regard to reconstructing developments in technology, dietary and subsistence practices, and socio-economic systems of exchange. Continue reading “Obsidian findings distribution may imply sociocultural boundaries during the Late Neolithic on the Great Hungarian Plain”

Intentional tooth removal in Neolithic Italy

The Italian Neolithic (c. 6500-3200 B.C.; Skeates 1994), while not a homogeneous period, displays continuity in many aspects of culture. Social life was based upon small villages of 25-200 people, supported by unintensified agricultural economies. In spite of a rich record of art and burial practices, little is known about gender-related behaviour and ritual practices. Continue reading “Intentional tooth removal in Neolithic Italy”

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