Kurgan culture
The Kurgan hypothesis (also theory or model) is the dominant theory of several scenarios for the Indo-European origins. It postulates that the people of an archaeological "Kurgan culture" in the Ponti...
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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...
Corded Ware
The Corded Ware culture (German: Schnurkeramik; French: ceramique cordée; in Middle Europe c. 2900–2450/2350 cal. BC), alternatively characterized as the Battle Axe culture or Single Grave cul...
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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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Proto-Indo-Iranians
Indo-Iranian peoples, also known as Indo-Iranic peoples by scholars, and sometimes as Aryans from their self-designation, are a grouping of ethnic groups consisting of the Indo-Aryan, Iranian and Nuri...
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Afanasevo culture
The Afanasievo culture is the earliest Eneolithic archaeological culture found until now in south Siberia, occupying the Minusinsk Basin and the Altai Mountains in 3500-2500 BC. Afanasevan sites have ...
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Andronovo culture
The Andronovo culture is a collection of similar local Bronze Age cultures that flourished ca. 2000–900 BCE in western Siberia and the west Asiatic steppe. It is probably better termed an archaeologi...
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BMAC
The Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex (or BMAC, also known as the Oxus civilization) is the modern archaeological designation for a Bronze Age civilisation of Central Asia, dated to ca. 2300–170...
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Indo-Aryan migration
The Indo-Aryan migration theory describes how the Indo-Aryan speaking people arrived in the Indian subcontinent, by proposing a migration from BMAC (present-day northern Afghanistan) into northern an...
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Cat Stane
The Cat Stane, or Catstane, is an inscribed standing stone near Kirkliston, on the outskirts of Edinburgh, in Scotland. It bears a fragmentary inscription dating to the fifth or sixth centuries and wa...
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Vespasian's Camp
1°47′56″W / 51.173°N 1.799°W / 51.173; -1.799Vespasian's Camp is an Iron Age Hillfort in the town of Amesbury, Wiltshire, England. It is located less than 2 miles from the Ne...
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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...
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...
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Wilburton-Wallington Phase
The Wilburton-Wallington Phase is the name given by archaeologists to a metalworking stage of the Bronze Age in Britain spanning the period between c. 1140 BC and c. 1020 BC.The Wilburton complex was ...
Merheleva Ridge
38°56′20″E / 48.40361°N 38.93889°E / 48.40361; 38.93889Merheleva Ridge (Ukrainian: Мергелева гряда, also transliterated Mergeleva) is the site of an Eneolithic temple and...
Old European hydronymy
Old European (German: Alteuropäisch) is the term used by Hans Krahe (1964) for the language of the oldest reconstructed stratum of European hydronymy (river names) in Central and Western Europe. T...
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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...
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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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Hill O Many Stanes
The Hill O Many Stanes is a south-facing hillside (at grid reference ND295384) in Mid Clyth, about 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) south of Wick in Caithness, in the Highland area of Scotland, which has a...
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Balksbury
Balksbury is the site of a former Bronze Age hillfort to the southwest of Andover, Hampshire. Originally triangular in shape, most of it has been destroyed by the A303 Andover Bypass, and a large hous...
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 ...
Descent of Perithous
The Descent of Perithous (Ancient Greek: Πειρίθου κατάβασις, Peirithou katabasis) is a fragmentary epic poem that was ascribed to Hesiod by the 2nd-century CE geographer Pausanias. The titular to...
Seven Barrows
Seven Barrows, situated just North of Lambourn, Berkshire, England, is a site of a Bronze Age cemetery. Excavators have found that one grave alone contained the cremated remains of 100 individuals dat...
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Golden Cone of Ezelsdorf-Buch
The Golden Cone of Ezelsdorf-Buch (German: Goldblechkegel von Ezelsdorf Buch) is a Late Bronze Age artefact discovered in 1953 between the villages of Ezelsdorf (Franconia) and Buch (Bavaria) in S...
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Egtved Girl
The Egtved Girl [ˈɛɡtʋɛð] (c. 1390–1370 BC) was a Nordic Bronze Age girl whose well-preserved remains were discovered outside Egtved, Denmark in 1921. Aged 16–18 at death, she was slim, 16...
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Drizzlecombe
Drizzlecombe or Thrushelcombe is an area of Dartmoor in the county of Devon, England. It is located on the western side of the moor about 4 miles (6.4 km) east of the village of Yelverton, to the...
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Caer Lêb
Caer Lêb is a prehistoric site on the Welsh island of Anglesey, west of Brynsiencyn. Its name means "Leaven Castle". It is a low-lying site near the Afon Braint with a double row of pentangular banks ...
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Galatas Palace
The Galatas Palace is a Minoan site on Crete found in the early 1990s. The East Wing is the best preserved part of the building, while the West and South wings have been extensively damaged. Excava...
Ses Païsses
Ses Païsses is a Bronze Age talayotic settlement on the southeastern outskirts of Artà in northeastern Majorca. It is one of the most important and best-preserved prehistoric sites in the Balearic Isl...
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