Subject: Re: ancient navigation (was: American map on Phoenician coins? From: email@example.com (Yuri Kuchinsky) Date: 1997/05/18 Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Newsgroups: sci.archaeology,soc.history.ancient,rec.boats,sci.skeptic Doug Weller (email@example.com) wrote: : On 17 May 1997 16:36:11 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Yuri Kuchinsky) : wrote: : Sorry Yuri, this is incorrect. There were major tin mines at Kestel : in teh Taurus mountains of southern Anatolia. This is a recent : discovery, which may be why you don't know about it, and has aroused : speculation that there are other, lesser tin mines still to be : discovered. Yes, Doug, you're right, I haven't known about this. But, nevertheless tin deposits in Britain were worked pretty early... : Did you get my request for dates for copper in the New and Old Worlds? : Remember, you said working with copper arose at the same time in both : places. Yes, we were discussing this before. I haven't checked the old posts, I just seem to remember that the dates were relatively close, with the Old World dates somewhat earlier. They were close enough to suggest a connection. Regards, Yuri. Yuri Kuchinsky | "Where there is the Tree of Knowledge, there -=- | is always Paradise: so say the most ancient in Toronto | and the most modern serpents." F. Nietzsche ----- my webpage is for now at: http://www.io.org/~yuku ----- _________________________________________________________________Click here to go one level up in the directory.