Sites & cities that bear the name of El Argar

El Argar

Today in : Spain
First trace of activity : ca. 18th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 14th century B.C.E

Description : El Argar is an Early Bronze Age archaeological site located in Antas, Almería. It developed sophisticated pottery and ceramic techniques, which they traded with other Mediterranean tribes. The civilization of El Argar extended to all the province of Almería, north onto the central Meseta, to most of the region of Murcia and westwards into the provinces of Granada and Jaen. Its cultural and possibly political influence was much wider, clearly influencing eastern and southwestern Iberia (Algarve), and possibly other regions as well. Some authors have suggested that El Argar was a unified state.

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