Inspired by space-time regressions often performed to assess the expansion of the Neolithic from the Near East to Europe (Pinhasi et al. 2005 <doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0030410>). Test for significant correlations between the (earliest) radiocarbon dates of archaeological sites and their respective distances from a hypothetical center of origin. Distances can be either great-circle or least-cost paths calculated from a friction surface. Both ordinary least squares (OLS) and reduced major axis (RMA) methods are supported (Russell et al. 2014 <doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0087854>). It is also possible to iterate over many sites to identify the most likely origin.
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