The First Mallorcans: Prehistoric Colonization in the Western Mediterranean

@article{Alcover2008TheFM,
  title={The First Mallorcans: Prehistoric Colonization in the Western Mediterranean},
  author={Josep Antoni Alcover},
  journal={Journal of World Prehistory},
  year={2008},
  volume={21},
  pages={19-84}
}
  • J. Alcover
  • Published 30 May 2008
  • History
  • Journal of World Prehistory
The paper aims to elucidate the first human colonization of the western Mediterranean island of Mallorca by answering such questions as: What was the cultural identity of the first archaeologically identifiable human settlers? What was the chronology of colonization? Where did the colonizers originate? And what were their contacts during the initial phase of settlement? It is based on recently acquired chronological data and on a review of the classical sources. A precise chronology for the… 

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