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 CLARKÕS WORLD PREHISTORY  (1991)