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The Early Neolithic in Greece: The First Farming Communities in Europe
1. The land and its resources: the geographic context 2. The Mesolithic background 3. The introduction of farming: local processes, diffusion or colonization? 4. Foreign colonists: where from? 5. TheExpand
Systems of Exchange and Organization of Production in Neolithic Greece
Neolithic exchange systems are currently approached either from the standpoint of production and distribution of a specific trade item, or by an overview of all goods known to circulate in a givenExpand
Early seventh-millennium AMS dates from domestic seeds in the Initial Neolithic at Franchthi Cave (Argolid, Greece)
When, and by what route, did farming first reach Europe? A terrestrial model might envisage a gradual advance around the northern fringes of the Aegean, reaching Thrace and Macedonia beforeExpand
Craft Specialization in the Neolithic of Greece
Craft specialization can be, and has been, defined in many ways, and has been docu­ mented archaeologically in a wide range of socio-economic situations. Numerous classifi­ cations of craftExpand
The Greek Neolithic: A new review
The Greek Neolithic, here divided into five phases, is the oldest in Europe. Geographically, it is the closest to the Near East and has thus long been seen as an impoverished derivative of theExpand
Franchthi Cave revisited: the age of the Aurignacian in south-eastern Europe
The Aurignacian, traditionally regarded as marking the beginnings of Sapiens in Europe, is notoriously hard to date, being almost out of reach of radiocarbon. Here the authors return to theExpand
Black Cyclope neritea Marine Shell Ornaments in the Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic of Franchthi Cave, Greece: Arguments for Intentional Heat Treatment
Abstract The prehistoric site of Franchthi Cave yielded an exceptionally rich collection of personal ornaments. A reassessment of the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic ornaments from the site led to theExpand
The Greek Mesolithic: Problems and Perspectives