Geographic Location Manufacture Date B.C.
McCreary Point West Manitoba (Steinbring 1968)
(Hlady, 1970) Generalized Agate Basin CH) 8000
Egypt (CH) 7000
Anatolia (headwaters of the Tigris) (CH) 6500
Iraq (North West) (CH) 6000
Keweenaw 29EK20 Hammered Copper Fragment
Associated with charcoal (Martin 1993 (CH) 5870
Mesopotamia (North) (CH) 5000
South Fouler Lake (Great Lakes Area Martin 1999) (CH) 4800
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
Vilhjalmur Stefansson Presents primitive copper
Working Copper Inuit to the world (CH) 1910 AD
CH = Cold hammered C = Cast in a mold
GRAHAM CLARKÕS WORLD PREHISTORY (1991)
In The US, carbon dates (BP) are converted to BC dates.
Old World dates come from Grahame Clark, 1989, World History in perspective.
Steinbring, Jack - Manitoba Archaeological News Letter 5(1-2)
Hlady, Walter - Ten Thousand years of Archaeology in Manitoba 1970: 55)
Martin, Susan Š Wonderful Power, 1999
Note: Not all dates are accepted by all people and most dates are subject to change with further evidence.