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Copper metallurgy in Iberia began c. 3100 BCE

27 Jun
The dating, established at the site of Cabezo Juré, Alosno (Huelva province, Andalusia), pushes back the beginnings of soft metallurgy in the area by some 350 years, grosso modo. It is the oldest known metallurgy of Western Europe. 
Source: Pileta[es].
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Posted by on June 27, 2012 in Chalcolithic, European prehistory, Iberia

 

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