publication . Conference object . Other literature type . 2019

The importance of milk in the Early Neolithic diet of the Northern parts of the Balkan Peninsula

Stojanovski, Darko; Dunne, Julie; Stefanović, Sofija;
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  • Published: 06 Nov 2019
Abstract
Farming was introduced in the Balkans together with other technical novelties (pottery, polished stone tools, architecture...) during the 7th and 6th millennium cal BC, and these events marked the beginning of the Neolithic period. Modern genetic investigations suggest that all domesticated species that took part in early farming activities in the Balkans, were introduced from Southeast Asia. The relative importance of different products/species, however, varies from region to region )conditioned mainly by the environment). One of the biggest environmental challenge for the early farmers in Europe was the shift from Mediterranean to temperate climate, which happ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Balkan Peninsula, Neolithic, milk, Starčevo Neolithic group
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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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