Atlantic Bronze Age

Atlantic Bronze Age

The so called Atlantic Bronze Age is a cultural complex of the approx. 1300-700 BC period that includes different cultures of the Iberian peninsula, British Islands and Atlantic France. It is marked by the economic and cultural exchange of some surviving aboriginal cultures that would eventually yield to the advance of Iron Age Indo-Europeans (Celts mostly) at the end of the period.

Its main centers seem to be in Portugal, Andalusia (Tartessos?), Galicia and Great Britain. Their commercial contacts extend to Denmark and the Mediterranean as well.


See also

*Atlantic Europe
*Bronze Age Europe
*British Bronze Age boats
*Haplogroup I (Y-DNA)
*Prehistoric Iberia
*Bronze Age Britain

External links

* [ Spaniards search for legendary Tartessos in a marsh]

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