Ses Paisses Artà, Mallorca

Prehistoric Mallorca
Archaic Era. Earliest evidence of human presence on the Island -the remains of a man-made fire, examples of microliths –chipped stone tools– small in size, and mounted in wood. Cova del Canet. Esporles.

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Pretalayot also known as Neolithic. Settlements and burials in natural caves. Flints and bones. Son Matge, Muleta
The earliest human remains were found in a cave at the bottom of a chimney which descended some 12 m. from the rocks above. Among the 2,000 Myotragus balearicus that covered the ground were the bones of several settlers –shepherds or hunters, perhaps– who had fallen into the same natural trap to share the fate of the Myotragus.
2700 BC
Attempted domestication of Myotragus balearicus. Settlements and interments in caves. Flints, pottery –Son Matge
2000 BC
Early Bronze Age. Settlements in man-made constructions. Collective graves Son Bauló. Impressed ceramics –Son Matge, Son Ferrandell, ca na Cotxera, Son Gallard.
Middle Bronze. Settlements in navetas. Interments in caves and in necropolis. Son Sunyer, Son Matge, Son Marroig, Son Oms (1400 BC) Cala San Vicente–impressed ceramics, bone, bronze copper
1300 BC
Talayot Era and Late Bronze Age Isolated talayots. Interment by burial the stepped talayot at Pula (1010 BC), Son Matge, Son Serralta, Son Real Necropolis –bronze (swords, axes, knives, spears). Walled settlements. Burials.Ses Paisses, S'Illot –bronze, bone, ceramics
1200-1100 BC
Attached rooms. Burials in foetal position with lime. Ses Paísses, S'Illot, Son Oms, Son Real Necropolis –iron, bronze, glass
Sanctuaries with representations of divinities, bulls, warriors. The cult of the bull in Mallorca.
Burials in wooden caskets. Son Boronat, Calvià, avenc de sa Punta. Pollença
Pottery made on a wheel.
Punic Colonisation
Hannibal pressgangs mercenaries from the Island