Early Bronze Age migrants and ethnicity in the Middle Eastern mountain zone.

Abstract

The Kura-Araxes cultural tradition existed in the highlands of the South Caucasus from 3500 to 2450 BCE (before the Christian era). This tradition represented an adaptive regime and a symbolically encoded common identity spread over a broad area of patchy mountain environments. By 3000 BCE, groups bearing this identity had migrated southwest across a wide… (More)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1502220112

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