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The Amber Road

The Amber Roman Road

The Amber Road was an ancient trade route to transport amber from coastal areas of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea to the Mediterranean Sea. Prehistoric trade routes between Northern and Southern Europe were defined by the amber trade.

The Roman Empire controlled all ?the known amber trading routes through the Mediterranean, beginning as long ago as the third Punic War, between Carthage and Rome from 149 to 146 BCE.

These routes became known as the "Amber Road", which crossed Europe from Prussia to the Adriatic by the first century AD.

Evidence indicates that the Roman-era trade in amber was Baltic; But is has been reported that excavations at Numantia, a Roman site in Soria, Spain recovered Sieburgite, a very rare Class III type of amber, known only from two sites in Germany.

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