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Summary

Neolithic and early Bronze Age complex of flint mines

Class:

  • Workshop or industry
  • visible
  • Location ± 25-100 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

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Neolithic setllement for people working in Krzemionki flint mine and workshop. Funnelbeaker culture.

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Annotation

Krzemionki Opatowskie was  a Neolithic and early Bronze Age complex of flint mines, discovered in 1922 by geologist Jan Samsonowicz. The mining in Krzemionki began about 3900 BC.

  1. Sławomir Sałaciński, Marek Zalewski, Krzemionki. Wydawnictwa Geologiczne 1987, p.1987
  2. Wojciech Borkowski, PL 6 Krzemionki, Kielce Province in: Archaeologia Polona vol. 33:1995, pp. 506-524- http://www.iaepan.edu.pl/archaeologia-polona/article/524
  3. http://erwin.org.pl/aktualnosci/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/krzemionki_publikacja4.pdf
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krzemionki
  5. Andrew Sherratt in: Neil Asher Silberman, Alexander A. Bauer eds.  The Oxford Companion to Archaeology, Tom 1, OUP 2012, pp. 403