Genetic history of the human population of Europe
The genetic history of Europe is complicated because European populations have a complicated demographic history, including many successive periods of population growth. The history must be inferred f...
Genetic history of the human population of Europe - Wikipedia
Rebel Paleolithic Artist Breaks The Rules, Draws A Campsite 13,800 Years Ago
ientists have uncovered a rock engraving that may be the earliest known depiction of a human society. The ancient engraving of what appears to be a hunter-gatherer camp dates back about 13,800 years t...
Massacres, Torture And Mutilation: Extreme Violence In Neolithic Conflicts
Violent conflicts in Neolithic Europe were held more brutally than has been known so far. This emerges from a recent anthropological analysis of the roughly 7000-year-old mass grave of Schöneck-Kilian...
DNA Reveals The Origins Of Modern Europeans
Now we have another layer of information to help us reveal the history of European peoples: DNA sequencing. Along with our colleagues, we have been using genome sequencing technology to analyse the va...
Greek archaeologists find 5,800-year-old skeleton couple in loving embrace
Archaeologists have found the remains of a young Neolithic couple embracing each other at an archaeological site near the Diros Caves in the Peloponnese region of Greece.According to ekathimerini news
Y-DNA haplogroups in European populations

The table below shows the human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroups, based on relevant studies, for various ethnic and other notable groups from Europe. The samples are taken from individuals identified...
Y-DNA haplogroups in European populations - Wikipedia
Paleolithic Europe
Paleolithic Europe refers to the Paleolithic period of Europe, a prehistoric era distinguished by the development of the first stone tools and which covers roughly 99% of human technological history. ...
Last Glacial Maximum
The Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) was a period in the Earth's climate history when ice sheets were at their most recent maximum extension, between 26,500 and 19,000–20,000 years ago, marking the peak of ...
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Late Glacial Maximum
The Late Glacial Maximum (ca. 13,000-10,000 years ago), or Tardiglacial ("Late Glacial"), is defined primarily by the beginning of the modern warm period, in which climates in the northern hemisphere ...
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Neolithic Europe
Neolithic Europe refers to a prehistoric period in which Neolithic technology was present in Europe. This corresponds roughly to a time between 7000 BCE (the approximate time of the first farming soc...
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Neolithic Revolution
The Neolithic Revolution or Neolithic Demographic Transition, sometimes called the Agricultural Revolution, was the wide-scale transition of many human cultures from a lifestyle of hunting and gatheri...
Neolithic Revolution - Wikipedia
Holocene
The Holocene /ˈhɒlɵsiːn/ is a geological epoch which began at the end of the Pleistocene (at 11,700 calendar years BP) and continues to the present. The Holocene is part of the Quaternary period. Its ...
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Bronze Age Europe
The European Bronze Age is characterized by bronze artifacts and the use of bronze implements. The regional Bronze Age succeeds the Neolithic. It starts with the Aegean Bronze Age in 3200 BCE(succeede...
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Iron Age Europe
In Europe, the Iron Age may be defined as including the last stages of the prehistoric period and the first of the proto-historic periods.Iron working was introduced to Europe in the late 11th century...
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Dorian invasion
The Dorian invasion is a concept devised by historians of Ancient Greece to explain the replacement of pre-classical dialects and traditions in southern Greece by the ones that prevailed in Classical ...
Dorian invasion - Wikipedia
Rebel Paleolithic Artist Breaks The Rules, Draws A Campsite 13,800 Years Ago
ientists have uncovered a rock engraving that may be the earliest known depiction of a human society. The ancient engraving of what appears to be a hunter-gatherer camp dates back about 13,800 years t...
Massacres, Torture And Mutilation: Extreme Violence In Neolithic Conflicts
Violent conflicts in Neolithic Europe were held more brutally than has been known so far. This emerges from a recent anthropological analysis of the roughly 7000-year-old mass grave of Schöneck-Kilian...
DNA Reveals The Origins Of Modern Europeans
Now we have another layer of information to help us reveal the history of European peoples: DNA sequencing. Along with our colleagues, we have been using genome sequencing technology to analyse the va...
National Archaeological Museum, Athens
The National Archaeological Museum (Greek: Εθνικό Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο) in Athens houses some of the most important artifacts from a variety of archaeological locations around Greece from prehist...
National Archaeological Museum, Athens - Wikipedia
Nordwestblock
The Nordwestblock (English: "Northwest Block"), is a hypothetical cultural region, that several 20th century scholars propose as a prehistoric culture, thought to be roughly bounded by the rivers Meus...
Nordwestblock - Wikipedia
Dolphins in mythology
Dolphins appear in a number of Greek myths, invariably as helpers of humankind. Dolphins also seem to have been important to the Minoans, judging by artistic evidence from the ruined palace at Knossos...
Dolphins in mythology - Wikipedia
House of the Tiles
The House of the Tiles is a monumental (12 x 25 m), Early Bronze Age building at the archaeological site of Lerna in southern Greece. It is notable for several architectural features that were advance...
House of the Tiles - Wikipedia
Akrotiri (Santorini)
Akrotiri (Greek: Ακρωτήρι, pronounced [akroˈtiri]) is a Minoan Bronze Age settlement on the volcanic Greek island of Santorini (Thera). The settlement was destroyed in the Theran eruption about 1627 ...
Akrotiri (Santorini) - Wikipedia
Llyn Fawr Phase
The Llyn Fawr Phase is the name given by archaeologists to the final metalworking phase of the Bronze Age in Britain, dating to between c. 800 BC and c. 700BC, when the transition to the Iron Age was ...
Llyn Fawr Phase - Wikipedia
Ithaca
Ithaca or Ithaka (/ˈɪθəkə/; Greek: Ιθάκη, Ithakē) is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece. Ithaka has an area of 120 sq...
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Novotitorovka culture
Novotitorovka culture, 3300–2700 BC, a Bronze Age archaeological culture of the North Caucasus immediately to the north of and largely overlapping portions of the Maykop culture facing the Sea of Azov...
Ezero culture
The Ezero culture, 3300—2700 BC, was a Bronze Age archaeological culture occupying most of present-day Bulgaria. It takes its name from the Tell-settlement of Ezero.Ezero follows the copper age ...
Aegean art
Aegean art refers to art that was created in the Grecian lands surrounding, and the islands within, the Aegean Sea.Included in the category Aegean art is Mycenaean art, famous for its gold masks, war ...
Aegean art - Wikipedia
Snake Goddess
Snake Goddess indicates figurines of a woman holding a snake in each hand found during excavation of Minoan archaeological sites in Crete dating from approximately 1600 BCE. These figurines were foun...
Snake Goddess - Wikipedia
Vasiliki, Lasithi
Vasiliki is the name of a village in the municipality of Ierapetra, in the prefecture of Lasithi, on Crete, and the name of the nearby Minoan archeological site. The site took its name from the villag...
Vasiliki, Lasithi - Wikipedia