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Migrant farmers and the Neolithic colonization of Crete

  • Cyprian Broodbank (a1) and Thomas F. Strasser (a2)
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When did a human presence reach Crete, largest of the Aegean islands, and invitingly joined to the mainland by intervening stepping-stones? Mesolithic hunter-gatherers, or only in the Neolithic, when the deep sequence of occupations under the site of the later palace at Knossos began. How many sailed to Crete? What did they bring with them?

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