Friday, July 1, 2016

Ancient Industry: Rock Mining & Stone Quarries

Rock mining has been an evolving industry ever since ancient times. Examples of civilizations that implemented the use of stone quarrying include the Mayans, Egyptians, and Romans. Due to its enclosure within the ancient Roman Empire, the Ottoman Empire also contributed to the growth of rock mining and stone quarrying. View more about this era in this previous blog post.

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