In this post we present selected parts of the very interesting paper titled “The role of cult and feasting in the emergence of Neolithic communities. New evidence from Göbekli Tepe, south-eastern Turkey“, by Oliver Dietrich, Manfred Heun, Jens Notroff, Klaus Schmidt & Martin Zarnkow, 2012. Continue reading “Feasting in Göbekli Tepe; alcoholic beverages in the PPNA?”
This post is a presentation of information on the very interesting discovery of a, 7,000 years old, submerged sea-wall at Tel Hreiz, Israel.
Continue reading “A 7,000 years old submerged coastal defence attempt (sea-wall) found at Tel Hreiz, Israel”
In this post the reader can learn about some very interesting finds from the PPN site of Aşıklı Höyük, situated in Central Anatolia, Turkey. Continue reading “Aşıklı Höyük, Turkey; the very interesting finds from a Central Anatolian Pre-Pottery Neolithic site”
In this post we present selected parts of the paper titled “Domestication and early agriculture in the Mediterranean Basin: Origins, diffusion, and impact“, by Melinda A. Zeder, 2008. Continue reading “Domestication and early agriculture in the Mediterranean Basin”
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”
In this post we present extracts from the very interesting and informative paper titled “The Transition from the Mesolithic to the Neolithic in a Circum-Aegean Perspective: Concepts and Narratives“, by Agathe Reingruber. Continue reading “Concepts and Narratives on the Transition from the Mesolithic to the Neolithic in the Aegean”