Oldest evidence of dairying on the East Asian Steppe: Dairying of cattle, sheep, and goats was established in northern Mongolia by 1300 BC — ScienceDaily

Although dairy pastoralism once made Mongolian steppe herders successful enough to conquer most of Asia and Europe, the origins of this way of life on the East Asian steppe are still unclear. Now an international team of researchers has uncovered evidence that dairying arrived in Mongolia as early as 1300 BC through a process of cultural transmission rather than population replacement or migration.

Source: Oldest evidence of dairying on the East Asian Steppe: Dairying of cattle, sheep, and goats was established in northern Mongolia by 1300 BC — ScienceDaily

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s