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ERIC Number: EJ243308
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981
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Africa: The Birthplace of Iron Mining.
Mutunhu, Tendai
Negro History Bulletin, v44 n1 p5,20 Jan-Mar 1981
Describes the discovery in Swaziland of the oldest iron mining site known. Before this evidence that it was Africans who discovered iron mining and smelting around 42,000 B.C., it had been believed that the knowledge of iron originated in the Middle East between 550-1500 B.C. (GC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Swaziland