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Diet uniformity at an early farming community in northwest Anatolia (Turkey) : carbon and nitrogen isotope studies of bone collagen at Aktopraklik (2017)
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Budd, C., Karul, N., Alpaslan-Roodenberg, S., Galik, A., Schulting, R., & Lillie, M. (2018). Diet uniformity at an early farming community in northwest Anatolia (Turkey) : carbon and nitrogen isotope studies of bone collagen at Aktopraklik. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 10(8), 2123–2135. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12520-017-0523-4

Aktopraklık is a settlement site composed of three areas (A–C) in the Marmara region of northwest Anatolia, with phases of occupation that date to the Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic periods, mid-seventh to mid-sixth millennium bc (ca. 6400–560... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA analysis of eneolithic trypillians from Ukraine reveals neolithic farming genetic roots (2017)
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Nikitin, A. G., Potekhina, I., Lillie, M., Mallick, S., Nikitin, A., Potiekhina, I. D., …Rohland, N. (2017). Mitochondrial DNA analysis of eneolithic trypillians from Ukraine reveals neolithic farming genetic roots. PloS one, 12(2), e0172952. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172952

The agricultural revolution in Eastern Europe began in the Eneolithic with the Cucuteni-Trypillia culture complex. In Ukraine, the Trypillian culture (TC) existed for over two millennia (ca. 5,400–2,700 BCE) and left a wealth of artifacts. Yet, their... Read More