NEW WORLD COPPER DATES

 

 

(6,800 BP)   South Foul Lake – Hafting wood – Carbon date - Martin 1999

                    

 

(7870BP)     Keweenaw – 20EK20 - Hammered copper fragment associated with                                      charcoal – Martin 1993

                    

 

(9510BP)     McCreary Point – Western Manitoba – Jack Steinbring 1968 - Extrapolation

                     from 2 flint Paleo points, one from a dated 9,510 BP level and another found above a copper point. 

 

 

                    

OLD WORLD COPPER DATES

Geographic Location                                       Manufacture             Date B.C.

Egypt                                                               (CH)                            7000

Anatolia (headwaters of the Tigris)                  (CH)                            6500

Iraq (North West)                                           (CH)                            6000

Mesopotamia (North)                                      (CH)                            5000

Euphrates Valley                                                         (C)                   4300

Europe (East Balkans) & Danube Valley        (CH)    (C)                   4300

Lake Superior (Keweenaw. Isle Royal)*         (CH)                            4000

Phoenicia and Palestine                                               (C)                   3500

Indian Sub-continent                                                   (C)                   3500

Sumer                                                                          (C)                   3100

Europe (Iberia)                                                            (C)                   2400

CH = Cold hammered   C = Cast in a mold

GRAHAM CLARK’S WORLD PREHISTORY  (1991)