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Arthur Glais, Societies-Environment Interactions in Eastern Macedonia (Northern Greece) since the beginning of the Holocene

Published on : 16.06.2017
Core-drilling in the surroundings of Dikili Tash
Core-drilling in the surroundings of Dikili Tash

On May 19th, 2017, Arthur Glais has publicly defended his PhD thesis on Geography at the University of Caen Normandy, entitled: Societies-Environment Interactions in Eastern Macedonia (Northern Greece) since the beginning of the Holocene: a multi-scalar and palaeoenvironmental approach. The research carried out in the frame of this PhD, under the direction of Laurent Lespez and José-Antonio López-Sáez, allows reconstructing the socio-environmental dynamics in the Lower Strymon Valley and in the Drama-Philippi plan, especially around the site of Dikili Tash.

Lecture at the National Library of France (19/04/2017)

Published on : 01.04.2017
Group of vessels during the 2012 excavation
Group of vessels during the 2012 excavation

On April 19th, 2017, Pascal Darcque is giving a lecture at the National Library of France about the recent research at Dikili Tash, in the frame of a cycle of lectures entitled “Archaeology in Greece: from the excavation to the writing of history”. The investigations allowed establishing the date of the earliest settlement in the years around 6400 BC, corresponding to the beginning of the Neolithic period in this area. Moreover, several quite well-preserved houses offer insights to the Neolithic way of life for the years between 5000 and 4300 BC, and reveal some original agricultural and craft-making practices.

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