publication . Conference object . Article . Other literature type . 2018

New insights into subsistence practices at the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in the Central Balkans: data from dental calculus analysis

Jovanović, Jelena; Power, Robert; Stefanović, Sofija;
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  • Published: 05 Sep 2018
Abstract
One of the major debates in European prehistory concerns the nature of the Neolithic Transition. The Neolithic way of life, where a sedentary farming spreading from the Near East to the Central Europe replaced forager lifestyles, changed human biology, dietary choices and subsistence strategies. The Balkans represents one of the key areas for studying the process of Neolithisation, as it is located at the crossroad between the Near East and Central Europe. Results of previous dietary studies in the Central Balkan area, based on stable isotope data (C, N, S) indicate that many Neolithic humans remained reliant on aquatic resources. The speed of the Neolithisation...
Subjects
free text keywords: dental calculus analysis, Neolithic transition, subsistence, Central Balkans
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EC| BIRTH
Project
BIRTH
Births, mothers and babies: prehistoric fertility in the Balkans between 10000 – 5000 BC
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 640557
  • Funding stream: H2020 | ERC | ERC-STG
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