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Michigan Archaeological Society Lecture | Going for Gold: Mining and Moving Metals in Bronze Age Transylvania

Colin Quinn, University of Michigan Doctoral Candidate
Thursday, April 21, 2016
7:30-9:00 PM
125 Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Map
In the Bronze Age (2700-1300 BC), metal from Transylvania played a key role in the development of institutionalized inequality across Europe. This presentation will explore the various social, political, and economic mechanisms involved in the mining and movement of metal within Transylvania and across Eastern Europe. By understanding the earliest metal procurement systems, archaeology can provide a unique perspective on the nature of social inequality in our world today.

This lecture is free and open to the public. To learn more about the Michigan Archaeological Society, please visit:
Building: Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
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