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Jenné-Jeno
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Definition: Jenne-Jeno is an Iron age site in Mali, occupied between 250 BC-AD 1400, but between AD 450-1100 was its heyday, with a settlement of at least 25 acres and evidence of trade and iron smithing.

Also Known As: Jenne or Djoboro

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Mali Archaeology
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Iron Age Archaeology
The technology of iron smelting was developed at different times throughout the Old World, and provided access to efficient and durable metal tools and weapons.

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Jenne-Jeno, an Ancient African city
Archaeological investigations by Susan Keech McIntosh and Roderick J. McIntosh at Rice University


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