Early taming of the cat in Cyprus.

@article{Vigne2004EarlyTO,
  title={Early taming of the cat in Cyprus.},
  author={J-D Vigne and Jean Guilaine and Karyne Debue and La Haye and Paul G{\'e}rard},
  journal={Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={304 5668},
  pages={
          259
        }
}
It is generally accepted that cats were first domesticated in ancient Egypt ([ 1 ][1]–[ 3 ][2]), at the latest by the 20th to 19th century B.C. (Middle Kingdom, 12th dynasty) ([ 4 ][3]). However, several finds from Cyprus suggest that the origins of cat taming were earlier. A cat mandible at the 

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