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Ancient DNA may reveal origin of the Philistines

August 05, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: “For more than a century, we have debated the question of where the Philistines came from,” said an archaeologist Eric Cline who is excavating a Canaanite site. “Now we have the answer: Southern Europe, and probably more specifically mainland Greece, Crete, or Sardinia.”

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