Haifa Tin Ingots

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Haifa Tin Ingots


The Adventures of Tin

story by Hubert Mooiman, Cid Swanenvleugel, Sol Titarsolej

Essential to the production of bronze, tin was transported over enormous distances in Bronze Age Europe. The growing demand in mineral resources led to the establishment of trade networks ranging from the British Isles to the Middle East and beyond. These tin ingots show us three steps in their journey from Cornwall to Israel, beautifully illustrating the complex story of commerce in the Late Bronze Age.

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