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Peninsula of Aghios Sostis

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Peninsula
Location type: Peninsula
Location address: Greece, Sifnos
Number of texts: 1
3 stars
Made by Dromos | Reference Teravolt
Made by Dromos | Reference CHRISTINA A. TELEVANTOU, 2008, SIFNOS, THE CITADEL OF AGIOS ANDREAS, MINISTRY OF CULTURE, 21ST EPHORATE OF PREHISTORIC AND CLASSICAL ANTIQUITIES, ATHENS 2008

At the peninsula of Aï Sostis, the mining activity for the production of silver and zinc started at least at the beginning of the 3rd millennium B.C., which makes this specific mine the oldest silver mine of the world.

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Linked themes: Geology, Archeology

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