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Michigan Prehistoric Copper Trade

Michigan Prehistoric Copper Trade

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    Don Spohn Ancient Copper Mining YouTube

    2016 Copper Country Ancient Sites Conservancy Conferencewarning please do not use defunct paypal info on video nonprofit group disbanded Thank you f

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    Jim Maus Artifacts A Sauratown Copper Celt

    A Sauratown Copper Celt The Indian village known as Upper Sauratown in Stokes County NC was lived in for around a hundred years in the seventeenth century AD and has produced many extraordinary ancient Indian artifacts including arrowheads effigy pottery discoidals shell gorgets stone pendants and a ceremonial stone spud

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    The Copper Age When Metallurgy Came to Ancient

    Apr 03 2021 Experts claim that the copper for tzi the Icemans ax originally came from central Italy South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology The Spread of the Copper Age Little attention was devoted specifically to the Copper Age by the archeologists of the early 20th century and it was often bundled in with the broader NeolithicHowever the arrival of copper was a major event providing immense

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    Those Seafaring CopperMining Ancient Giants

    Apr 26 2014 Michigan Around 5000 BC time period apparently Natives were mining copper in Michigan according to the popular stories passed about in our history books Yet the remains of ancient giants have been found here and many of the large populations of giants uncovered were in the surrounding Great Lakes area

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    Michigans prehistoric copper mines UM LSA Museum of

    Apr 26 2018 Former state archaeologist and UMMAA author John R Halsey will give a presentation on Michigans prehistoric copper mines on Saturday November 10 at the Library of Michigan in Lansing The Museum published Halseys book Prehistoric Copper Mining in Michigan The NineteenthCentury Discovery of Ancient Diggings in the Keweenaw Peninsula and Isle Royale in

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    Copper Artifacts Milwaukee Public Museum

    Axes and wedges are somewhat similar to chisels and celts in that they were probably often used for cutting wood and felling trees Some of these artifacts show signs of being hammered on the butt end perhaps for the purpose of splitting logsLeft to Right 116131487 116141487 118611571 5643222174 116151487 4841415407 2135 116191487 2234

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    Ancient Copper Mining in the Upper Peninsula

    Dec 18 2008 Ancient Copper Mining in the Upper Peninsula Fred HuffmanUpper Peninsula tour guide and man about Marquetteis the one who first told me there had been Yooper copper miners 7000 years ago

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    The Copper Trade Jay Stuart Wakefield Suzy Mygatt

    Jan 01 2017 The Copper Trade is a watershed study Several amateur archaeologists have asked What became of roughly a half billion tons of pure crystalized copper that carbon dating of mine timbers shows was removed from tens of thousands of ancient mine pits from circa 2400 BCE to 1200 BCE

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    Comments on America Unearthed Isle Royale copper amp

    Jan 06 2013 The explanation for Minoan artifacts and carvings in Michigan if authentic could be explained by as few as one Minoan explorer tracing the trade network back to see where the copper was coming from like a prehistoric Marco Polo

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    UP of Michigan copper in Achilles sword John de Nugent

    Jan 30 2020 The Miners of Michigan Copper It is estimated that half a billion pounds Ref1 of copper were mined in tens of thousands of pits on Isle Royale and the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan by ancient miners over a period of a thousand years Carbon dating of wood timbers in the pits has dated the mining to start about 2450 BC and end abruptly at

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    Who Mined Copper in Ancient America

    Jun 25 2020 A very ancient copper ax found along Munch Creek in Pennsylvania baffled many archaeologists You see according to them LINK I believe this ax was made by the Old Copper Culture of Upper MichiganNoninvasive testing shows the purity of the copper is consistent with the Keewenaw Peninsula which extends into Lake Superior

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    Copper mining on Isle Royale Michigan USA 65005400

    Mar 08 2021 Copper is a known bactericide and fungicide that helps to preserve organic matter in the case of the Old Copper societies Beukens et al 1992 were among the first to pioneer techniques to date organic matter preserved with copper artifacts The median calibrated AMS radiocarbon age of 6800 yr BP 5940 90 14C yr BP from South Fowl Lake

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    Prehistoric copper mines and long human history earns Isle

    Mar 22 2019 Stone hammers from the ancient mines of Isle Royale Newton Horace Winchell Popular Mechanics 1881 For more than a millennium before Europeans arrived in the area in the 18th and 19th century people found a valuable resource on Isle Royale copper

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    Michigans Ancient Copper Culture An Essay on

    Mar 30 2011 Jewell Robert L 2004 Ancient Mines of KitchGummi CypriotMinoan Traders in North America Jewell Histories Fairfield PA Joseph Frank And Wayne May 2002 Minoans in America Ancient American 437 3437 Rock Lake Research Society 2007 History A Rock Lake Historic Interpretational Overview

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    Missing Prehistoric Michigans 12Billion Lbs of Copper

    May 03 2014 Ive been reading trying to read between incomebased interruptions my autographed copy thank you Fred of Fred Rydholms Michigan Copper The Untold Story A History of Discovery Fred makes the case that some ancient people mined many millions of tons of copper from Upper Michigan and from Isle Royale Note that I didnt say he poses the argument

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    Michigans Copper Country

    Michigans Copper Country CMG 92 01 page 2 of 144 Preface Few people realize that Michigans copper had a greater economic impact than the California Gold rush Michigans Copper Country lets you experience the excitement of the discovery and development of the copper industry This publication is

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    Copper I Michigan State University

    Michigans copper deposits were remarkable for their quality and purity Bands of native copper were contained in outcrops 2 to 8 miles wide and of varying depth The surface deposits first attracted the notice of Native Americans who dug out the easily accessible chunks and fashioned copper tools and adornments from them

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    Did Copper For The Old Worlds Bronze Age Come From

    Nov 03 2019 The professors at the Michigan School of Mines produced this book about these ancient copper mines and speculated that perhaps Egyptians had come and taken the copper away The archeologists had nothing to say about the matter Not very much copper is found in the remains of the Indians of that period The mounds dont contain very much copper

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    Copper mining history unearthed by Michigan state

    Nov 08 2018 Prehistoric Copper Mining in Michigan has more than 200 pages of appendix and bibliographic material detailing the names of the explorers the location of the mine they discovered and the date it was discovered The first official discovery of these ancient mines occurred in the 1840s Samuel O Knapp a mining agent for a firm that

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    Great Lakes Copper Heist America Unearthed

    Now before you turn green like oxidized copper consider this On Wednesday night the Detroit Public TV station WTVS aired a documentary Americas Ancient Industry which also examines the mystery of the Michigan copper mines It turns out that there were some 10000 prehistoric copper mines found along the shores of Lake Superior

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