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Doggerland inhabitants destroyed by tsunami (?)Source: http://bit.ly/1js3nu2
(image)I hope someone is studying ancient DNA from these two Mesolithic ladies from Brittany. The caption reads:These two young Mesolithic women from Teviec, Brittany, were brutally murdered. As sea levels rose there may have been increased competition for resourcesPrehistoric North Sea ‘Atlantis’ hit by 5m tsunamiThe wave was generated by a catastrophic subsea landslide off the coast of Norway.Analysis suggests the tsunami over-ran Doggerland, a low-lying landmass that has since vanished beneath the waves. ”It was abandoned by Mesolithic tribes about 8,200 years ago, which is when the Storegga………. Read MoreRead and find more great archaeology blogs at: Archaeology Blog Project

archaeoblogs:

Doggerland inhabitants destroyed by tsunami (?)
Source: http://bit.ly/1js3nu2

(image)I hope someone is studying ancient DNA from these two Mesolithic ladies from Brittany. The caption reads:These two young Mesolithic women from Teviec, Brittany, were brutally murdered. As sea levels rose there may have been increased competition for resourcesPrehistoric North Sea ‘Atlantis’ hit by 5m tsunamiThe wave was generated by a catastrophic subsea landslide off the coast of Norway.Analysis suggests the tsunami over-ran Doggerland, a low-lying landmass that has since vanished beneath the waves. ”It was abandoned by Mesolithic tribes about 8,200 years ago, which is when the Storegga………. Read More


Read and find more great archaeology blogs at: Archaeology Blog Project