Neolithic era

Market Economy Thrived in Ancient Greece, 3,000 Years Before Previously Believed

By analyzing sediment cores taken from six sites in southern Greece, an international team of researchers identified trends in cereal, olive, and grapevine production indicating major changes in agricultural production between 1000 BC and 600 AD. These changes mean that...

New Findings in Theopetra Cave Shed Light on Neolithic Era in Greece

The Theopetra Cave in Thessaly, Central Greece, was formed in the Upper Cretaceous period, 137,000,000 - 65,000,000 years before the present time. The cave that was  created in the limestone there has been inhabited since the Middle Paleolithic period,...

Ancient Object in Greece Baffles Archaeologists

A bird-like statuette in Greece has baffled archaeologists, as its origin and what it depicts remain a mystery. It is estimated that the object that resembles a bird is approximately 7,000 years old. This has led Greek archaeologists  to name...