17 Anatolia and the Balkans: archaeology
Part II: Holocene migrations
Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
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Özdoǧan, M. 2013. 17 Anatolia and the Balkans: archaeology. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
In recent years, the Anatolian peninsula (Turkey) has become very significant in debates about the homeland of the Indo-European language family and about some fundamental developments in the Near Eastern Neolithic. This chapter discusses some of these archaeological developments, and examines the spread of Neolithic populations after 7000 bce from Anatolia into southeastern Europe.