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Título: Sourcing african ivory in chalcolithic Portugal
Autor: Schuhmacher, Thomas X.
Cardoso, João Luís
Banerjee, Arun
Palavras-chave: Iberia
Beaker period
Bronze age
Data: 2009
Citação: Schuhmacher, Thomas X.; Cardoso, João Luís; Banerjee, Arun - Sourcing african ivory in chalcolithic Portugal. "Antiquity" [Em linha]. ISSN 0003-598X (Print) 1745-1744 (Online). Vol. 83, Nº 322 (2009), p. 983-997
Resumo: A recent review of all ivory from excavations in Chalcolithic and Beaker period Iberia shows a marked coastal distribution – which strongly suggests that the material is being brought in by sea. Using microscopy and spectroscopy, the authors were able to distinguish ivories from extinct Pleistocene elephants, Asian elephants and, mostly, from African elephants of the savannah type. This all speaks of a lively ocean trade in the first half of the third millennium BC, between the Iberian Peninsula and the north-west of Africa and perhaps deeper still into the continent.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.2/2361
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0003598X00099294
ISSN: 0003-598X
1745-1744 (Online)
Versão do Editor: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9437994&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S0003598X00099294
Aparece nas colecções:História, Arqueologia e Património - Artigos em revistas internacionais / Papers in international journals

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