June 27, 2012

Copper metallurgy in Iberia began c. 3100 BCE

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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