Modeling the role of voyaging in the coastal spread of the Early Neolithic in the West Mediterranean.

@article{Isern2017ModelingTR,
  title={Modeling the role of voyaging in the coastal spread of the Early Neolithic in the West Mediterranean.},
  author={Neus Isern and Jo{\~a}o Zilh{\~a}o and Joaquim Fort and Albert J Ammerman},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2017},
  volume={114 5},
  pages={897-902}
}
The earliest dates for the West Mediterranean Neolithic indicate that it expanded across 2,500 km in about 300 y. Such a fast spread is held to be mainly due to a demic process driven by dispersal along coastal routes. Here, we model the Neolithic spread in the region by focusing on the role of voyaging to understand better the core elements that produced… CONTINUE READING