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  • World-leading archaeologist to speak about Bronze Age Minoan civilisation

    [26 May 2017] The Minoan civilisation on the island of Crete during the Bronze Age is the theme for the Felix Neubergh Lecture in Archaeology at the University of Gothenburg. On May 30, Professor Nanno Marinatos will hold the lecture "The Solar Goddess of Minoan Crete".

  • Researchers enhance our understanding of Bronze Age integration

    [12 Apr 2017] When present day European genetics was formed during the beginning of the Bronze Age 5000 years ago it was a result of migrating Yamnaya pastoralists from the Caspian steppe encountering Stone Age farmers in northern and eastern Europe. A grand synthesis article published in the journal Antiquity argues that young Yamnaya warriors belonging to raiding parties married local Stone Age women, settling and adopting a more agrarian lifestyle. During this process, where the Corded Ware Culture was formed, a new Proto-Germanic dialect appeared.

  • Swedish and Greek Archaeologists Discover Unknown City in Greece

    [12 Dec 2016] An international research team at the Department of Historical Studies, University of Gothenburg, is exploring the remains of an ancient city in central Greece. The results can change the view of an area that traditionally has been considered a backwater of the ancient world.

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