New version out of the #Neolithic #Dispersal map (vers. 2021.2). We have updated the western Mediterranean and also some dates in other regions. (#RGZM @orea_news @BarbaraHorejs) https://t.co/8aH2fqHiZM pic.twitter.com/imTa2l55AM
— Detlef Gronenborn (@DGronenborn) September 14, 2021
Interesting (although hardly perfect) correlation on this Neolithic Dispersal map between how long a place has had agriculture and how viciously fractious its politics are today: e.g., it looks like agriculture began near the upper Euphrates west of Aleppo, where ISIS was running amok a few years ago.