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Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes

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Archeological site
Location type: Archeological site
Location address: België, Henegouwen
Number of texts: 1
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The Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes are Europe’s largest and earliest neolithic mines, located close to Walloon village of Spiennes, southeast of Mons, Belgium. The mines were active during the mid and late Neolithic (4300-2200 BC). The site and its surroundings were added to the UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites in 2000.

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Linked themes: World heritage, Geology, Archeology

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