Prehistory of Europe
Prehistoric Europe refers to the prehistorical period of Europe, usually taken to refer to human prehistory since the Lower Paleolithic, but in principle also extending to the geological time scale –...
Prehistory 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
European genetic identity may stretch back 36,000 years
DNA of ancient man who lived in what is now Russia carried key elements of the current European genome
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. ...
Mesolithic
In archeology, mesolithic (Greek: mesos "middle", lithos "stone") is the culture between paleolithic and neolithic. The term "Epipaleolithic" is often used for areas outside northern Europe but was al...
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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...
Neolithic Europe - Wikipedia
Middle Neolithic
The Neolithic /ˌniːɵˈlɪθɪk/ Era, or Period, from νέος (néos, "new") and λίθος (líthos, "stone"), or New Stone Age, was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, accor...
Middle Neolithic - Wikipedia
Chalcolithic Europe
Chalcolithic Europe, the Chalcolithic (also Aeneolithic, Copper Age) period of Prehistoric Europe lasts roughly 5300 to 1700 BC.It is the period of Megalithic culture, the appearance of the first sign...
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...
Bronze Age Europe - Wikipedia
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...
Iron Age Europe - Wikipedia
Genetic history of Europe
The genetic history of Europe is complicated because European populations have a complicated demographic and genetic history, including many successive periods of population growth. The history must ...
Genetic history of Europe - Wikipedia
Fournou Korifi
Fournou Korifi is the archaeological site of a Minoan settlement on southern Crete.
Fournou Korifi was built at the top of a steep hill, with excellent views of the coast.
Colmeallie stone circle
The Colmeallie stone circle is a recumbent stone circle in Glen Esk, Angus, Scotland. It is located 8 km north of Edzell at Colmeallie Farm, adjacent to the unclassified road leading from the B966 to ...
Colmeallie stone circle - 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...
Minos
In Greek mythology, Minos (/ˈmaɪnɒs/ or /ˈmaɪnəs/; Greek: Μίνως, Minōs) is a king of Crete, son of Zeus and Europa. Every nine years, he made King Aegeus pick seven young boys and seven young girls to...
Minos - Wikipedia
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...
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
European genetic identity may stretch back 36,000 years
DNA of ancient man who lived in what is now Russia carried key elements of the current European genome
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
Long Low, Wetton
Long Low is a Neolithic and Bronze Age site in the English county of Staffordshire. It is about 2 km SE of Wetton (grid reference SK122539).It consists of two round cairns linked by a connecting bank&...
Helladic period
Helladic is a modern archaeological term meant to identify a sequence of periods characterizing the culture of mainland ancient Greece during the Bronze Age. The term is commonly used in archaeology a...
Helladic period - 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
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...
Ithaca - Wikipedia
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...