Contribution of the population from the region of the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula — which for the first time in human history organized copper ore mining, development of metallurgy and metalworking, as well as which creatе the first copper heavy tools/weapons both with and without hole for handle in the period from the end of the 6th to the 4th Millennium BC
Приноси на населението от Източните Балкани в развитието на металургията в кр.VI—IV хил. пр. Хр.
Category: Chalcolithic; prehistory (archaeology)
The primary goal of this study is to present the contribution of Eastern Balkan's population in development of the early metallurgy. Until 6th Millennium BC the primary materials for manufacturing of working tools have been stone, flint and bones. By that time the weapons and tools manufactured from these materials have exhausted all their inherent abilities for increasing their productivity. The population from Eastern Balkans made a decisive transition by developing a large-scale mining and production of copper, creating the base of metallurgical processes and moulding of tools and weapons from copper and its alloys. Presented data illustrates the stone- and bone- prototypes as well as the earliest copper tools, weapons and cult artefacts.
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