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Encyclopedia > El Argar

El Argar is the name given to an ancient civilization that flourished from the town of Antas, Almeria, in the south of Spain between 1700 BCE and 1400 BCE. A civilization or civilisation has a variety of meanings related to human society. ... Almer a (2003 pop. ... BCE is a TLA that may stand for: Before the Common Era, date notation equivalent to BC (e. ...

The El Argar civilization was characterized by its early adoption of bronze, which briefly allowed this tribe local dominance over other, stone age tribes. El Argar also developed sophisticated pottery and ceramic techniques, which they traded with other Mediterranean tribes. Bronze figurine, found at Öland Bronze is the traditional name for a broad range of alloys of copper. ... Stone Age fishing hook. ... A man shapes pottery as it turns on a wheel. ... The word ceramic is derived from the Greek word Κεραμεικος (the name of a suburb of Athens), and in its strictest sense refers to clay in all its forms. ... The Mediterranean Sea is an intercontinental sea positioned between Europe to the north, Africa to the south and Asia to the east, covering an approximate area of 2. ...

Another important feature of this tribe was their burial rituals, which seemed to be influenced by the Argaric culture, in which individual corpses were ritually mutilated, the skull being placed between the corpse's feet, along with swords or other weapons. A Hippopotamuss skull A skull, or cranium, is a bony structure of vertebrates which serves as the general framework for a head. ...



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