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18-04-15, 20:11
What do you think about the theory that the people of the Afanasevo Culture or their Ancestor came from Ukraine and were part of the Cultural Cucuteni Horizon? Could this Theory debunks one of the main parts of the so called "Kurgan Theory" in which Gimbutas claimed that the Indoeuropean destroyed the Cucuteni Tripolye Culture? Isn't it interesting that are some strong archeological evidence thats chang (http://www.dict.cc/englisch-deutsch/change.html)e to the contrary?

Hui Zhou (2014-07-18 16:14) Jilin University wrote:
[...]Xiaohe R1a1a more likely originate from Europe because of it not belong to R1a1a-Z93 branch(our recently unpublished data)[...]
[...]Xiaohe site, radiocarbon dated ranging from 4000 to 3500 years before present[...]

The diffusion of the Black Sea fertility symbols towards China

david anthony the horse the wheel and language:
[...]A mutualist interpretation of steppe/farming-zone relations is one alternative. Conflict is not denied, but it is downplayed, and mutually beneficial trade and exchange are emphasized. Mutualism might well explain the relationship between the Cucuteni-Tripolye and Srdeni Stog cultures during the Tripolye period[...]
[...]Many Cucuteni C pots look like they were made by Sredni Stog potters. This suggests familiarity with steppe cultures.."[...]

Sredney Stog culture:
it has perhaps the earliest evidence of horse domestication (in phase II), with finds suggestive of cheek-pieces

Cucuteni Tripolye Culture:
Earliest evidence of wheeled car (between 3950 and 3650 BC).

Sredney Stog Culture as a part of cultural Neolithic Balkan horizon

Cucuteni Ying Yang: