Strontium isotopes document greater human mobility at the start of the Balkan Neolithic.

  title={Strontium isotopes document greater human mobility at the start of the Balkan Neolithic.},
  author={Du{\vs}an Bori{\'c} and T. Douglas Price},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={110 9},
Questions about how farming and the Neolithic way of life spread across Europe have been hotly debated topics in archaeology for decades. For a very long time, two models have dominated the discussion: migrations of farming groups from southwestern Asia versus diffusion of domesticates and new ideas through the existing networks of local forager populations. New strontium isotope data from the Danube Gorges in the north-central Balkans, an area characterized by a rich burial record spanning the… CONTINUE READING
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