Bronze Age

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Connected Sites

Al Ain: round tombs of the Hafit culture
Ancient Merv: Five early settlements have been uncovered
Atapuerca: "The Galería del Silex contains abundant evidence of human occupation during the Neolithic and Bronze Age. More fifty painted and engraved panels have been recorded, with geometrical motifs, hunting scenes, and anthropomorphic and zoomorphic figures." (AB)
Baalbek: Excavations near the Jupiter temple have revealed the existence of ancient human habitation dating to the Early Bronze Age (2900-2300 BC)
Gobustan Rock Art: The area also holds Bronze Age burial sites (AB ev)
Hortobágy: Early Bronze Age burial mounds (kurgans)
Lenggong Valley: occupation of the area particularly during the Palaeolithic era, but also during the Neolithic and Bronze Age periods (crit III)
Orkhon Valley: Ornated graves
Petroglyphs of the Mongolian Altai: Large compositions appear within this period (AB ev)
Pyramids (Memphis): The "Old Kingdom" was Egypt's "Bronze age" civilisation
Sarazm: "Later, particularly in the Bronze Age, Sarazm complemented and extended its activities with metallurgy and handicrafts, demonstrating the existence of a network of a diversity of interchanges on a very large scale" (unesco)
Shahr-i Sokhta: Located at the junction of Bronze Age trade routes (AB ev)
Southern Öland: "On Stora alvaret there is a series of large Bronze Age burial cairns"
Stonehenge: This site extends into the Bronze Age.
Sulaiman-Too: Bronze Age settlement
Yin Xu: Chinese Bronze Age


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