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Southern Iberia in the early Iron Age

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During the first half of the 8th century, people from the Phoenician Levant came to southern Iberia and founded a chain of settlements along the Spanish Mediterranean coast, as well as the city of Gadir (modern Cadiz) on the Atlantic seaboard. It is generally agreed that these colonisers came to the region to exploit the rich deposits of precious metals. Oriental style objects, which indicate the exchange between the Phoenician settlers and indigenous communities, can be found in almost a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Committee for Archaeology
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1999
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602363481
URN:
uuid:a6b4918f-9cd0-4246-a87c-c814274ce56a
Local pid:
td:602363481

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