Topic description and bio note

Topic description


The Neolithic revolution

Ø  Conditions for change

Ø  Phenotype and Genotype

Ø  Desirable traits

Ø  Advantages and Disadvantages of the transition

Ø  Spread of the Neolithic

Food in the Early Neolithic in Malta

Ø  Important Sites

Ø  Material evidence

Ø  Scientific Evidence

Food in the Temple period

Ø  Important Sites

Ø  Material Evidence

Ø  Scientific Evidence

Food in the Bronze Age

Ø  Important Sites

Ø  Material Evidence

Ø  Scientific Evidence

General Considerations

 

Biographic Note – Dr. Josef Caruana

 

Josef Caruana is a curator in the Prehistoric Sites Department within Heritage Malta, a position he has held since 2015. He studied for his B.A.(Hons) in Archaeology at the University of Malta, whilst he read for his M.Sc. in Biomolecular Archaeology and Ph.D. in Genetics at the University of Manchester. His research interests include prehistoric production and economic systems, prehistoric food, paleogenetics and the application of GIS in a cultural heritage setting. He has authored several publications including the Heritage Malta Official Guide to Tarxien Temples.  


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