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From: Bill <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] G in Europe
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2011 08:41:51 -0400
I suppose wikipedia occassionally (?) gets things wrong, but what
they say is
> The earliest Impressed Ware sites, dating to 6400-6200 BC, are in
> Epirus and Corfu. Settlements then appear in Albania and Dalmatia
> on the eastern Adriatic coast dating to between 6100 and 5900 BC.
call it 6400 BC, which translates to 8400 YBP.
A quick check of other non wikipedia sources suggests that Impressed
ware was in Italy by about 6000 BC, or 8000YBP
On Aug 20, 2011, at 10:28 PM, wrote:
> G2a3a is well known in the Balkans and in Italy. Sampling in France
> is weak as you may know and a decent article on G haplogroup is
> still to come.
> The Cardium Pottery culture is sometimes divided in "impressed ware
> culture/ and Cardium , by itself depending on the motif on the
> The date isn' t 8500 BP but rather 6700 BP .
>> For those not familiar with the term (there's bound to be some on
>> this list) Cardium pottery is characteristic of a specific culture
>> that originated about 8500 YBP in the eastern Mediteranean