Re: Renfrew's theory renamed as Vasco-Caucasian

From: tgpedersen
Message: 49952
Date: 2007-09-17

> The recent genetic paper on pig domestication in Europe available at
> ,
> whose download link was already provided by M. Kelkar a few days
> ago, arrives at the conclusion that the earliest domesticated pigs
> in Europe were introduced from the Near East by neolithic farmers.
> The authors of that paper maintain that the discovery and analysis
> of ancient Near Eastern pig remains across Europe would suggest that
> Europe was colonized by Near Eastern farmers who brought their
> `farming package' of domesticated plants, animals and distinctive
> pottery styles with them.

The pig is older than that.