Multi-scale ancient DNA analyses confirm the western origin of Michelsberg farmers and document probable practices of human sacrifice

@article{Beau2017MultiscaleAD,
  title={Multi-scale ancient DNA analyses confirm the western origin of Michelsberg farmers and document probable practices of human sacrifice},
  author={A. Beau and M. Rivollat and H. R{\'e}veillas and M. Pemonge and F. Mendisco and Y. Thomas and P. Lefranc and M. Deguilloux},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2017},
  volume={12}
}
In Europe, the Middle Neolithic is characterized by an important diversification of cultures. In northeastern France, the appearance of the Michelsberg culture has been correlated with major cultural changes and interpreted as the result of the settlement of new groups originating from the Paris Basin. This cultural transition has been accompanied by the expansion of particular funerary practices involving inhumations within circular pits and individuals in “non-conventional” positions… Expand
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