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First wave of cultivators spread to Cyprus at least 10,600 y ago
Early Neolithic sedentary villagers started cultivating wild cereals in the Near East 11,500 y ago [Pre-Pottery Neolithic A (PPNA)]. Recent discoveries indicated that Cyprus was frequented by LateExpand
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The transportation of mammals to Cyprus shed light on early voyaging and boats in the mediterranean sea
Our interest here is in studying the history of the relationships between human being and animals on islands for reconstructing prehistoric voyaging and boats. The chapter aims to examine how theExpand
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The Early Process of Mammal Domestication in the Near East
Recent archaeological investigations on Cyprus have unveiled unsuspected Late Glacial and Early Holocene (twelfth–tenth millennia cal BP) pieces of the island’s human history. Based on a review ofExpand
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Neolithic occupation of an artesian spring: KS043 in the Kharga Oasis, Egypt
Abstract KS043 is a stratified site associated with a complex of artesian springs. The archaeological remains, as well as a series of radiocarbon determinations, date the site to between 4800 andExpand
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A New Early Pre-Pottery Neolithic Site in Cyprus : Ayios Tychonas – Klimonas
This dissertation considers the relationship between the Late Neolithic populations living in the Mediterranean region and badia of Jordan. In particular, this research will compare the lithicExpand
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Modelling the earliest north-western dispersal of Mediterranean Impressed Wares : new dates and Bayesian chronological model.
The authors attempt to specify the diffusion pattern of the Impressed-Ware Neolithic (Im­presso-cardial complex, ICC), from south-eastern Italy onto the French Mediterranean coasts. UsingExpand
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Living in an Egyptian Oasis: Reconstruction of the Holocene Archaeological Sequence in Kharga
Within the Egyptian Western Desert, the Kharga Oasis was a particularly favourable and highly frequented area during the Holocene thanks to a permanent ground water supply. The high concentration andExpand
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Early Neolithic (ca. 5850-4500 cal BC) agricultural diffusion in the Western Mediterranean: An update of archaeobotanical data in SW France
Farming economy was first introduced to the coastal areas of Southern France by Impressa groups (ca. 5850–5650 cal BC), originating from Italy, and subsequently spread to the hinterland byExpand
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Dating the End of the Neolithic in an Eastern Sahara Oasis: Modeling Absolute Chronology
The Neolithic site KS043, excavated by the Institut francais d’archeologie orientale (IFAO), is situated in the southern basin of the Kharga Oasis (Egypt). It is one of the very few stratifiedExpand
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