"Peter Alaca" <P.Alaca@xxxxxxxxx> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> Uwe Müller wrote: dl4t3a$jsl$1@xxxxxxxxx,
> > [...]
> > An early forerunner of this trading network may be seen in the
> > distribution of some high quality flint with known sources in
> > northern Italy, eastern France, southern Germany or western Poland
> > (check you preferred area of interest for more sites). Some of the
> > flint was moved for several hundred kilometers before it was
> > discarded.
> > [...]
> E.g. the material from the polish Swieciechów mines
> is found at distances up to 475 km.
> The question is were the flint was traded for.
> Perishable good like woman, salt, furs, woman?
My guess would be salt. But it could have been goods with a ideal value
only, like in the trading circles of Ozeania.
> Number of flint mines in Europe
> (from http://www.ace.hu/szentgal/index-e.html )
> This is a good site about flint and other
> material http://www.flintsource.net/index.html
Some infos on the trading system