7,000 years of demographic history in France

May 26, 2020 - General

A team led by scientists from the Institut Jacques Monod (CNRS/Université de Paris) have shown that French prehistory was punctuated by two waves of migration: the first during the Neolithic period, about 6,300 years ago, the second during the Bronze Age, about 4,200 years ago.

Samantha Brunel examining a skull in Institut Jacques Monod’s high containment laboratory
[Credit: © Eva-Maria Geigl et Thierry Grange, Institut Jacques Monod…

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