Late Neolithic period, 5000 BC

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Two cultures enter the region which will lead into the Balkan eneolithic period.

"Musical note Linear pottery"

The "Linear pottery" of central Europe expanded east, entering Moldavia via the Ukraine, where it was know as "musical note linear pottery" due to the decoration pattern.

Hamangia & Boian cultures

The Hamangia culture of Dobrogea most probably originated from Anatolia. The previous Dudeşti culture mixed with elements of the linear pottery groups to form the Boian and Vădastra culture which formed the base of the future Gumeliţa culture.

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