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Industry

Aerial view of the silver mines of Agios Sostis.       
on the island of Siphnos, Cyclades. Silver was         
mined on Siphnos since the 2nd millenium BCE and       
made the tyrants of the island important princes       
until the mines were exhausted.

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Aerial view of the silver mines of Agios Sostis. on the island of Siphnos...
The silver mines on Siphnos. Entrance to the           
ancient shafts. Silver was mined on Siphnos            
since the 2nd millenium BCE and made the               
tyrants of the island important princes until          
the mines were exhausted.

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The silver mines on Siphnos. Entrance to the ancient shafts. Silver w...
The silver mines on Siphnos. Entrance to the           
ancient shafts. Silver was mined on Siphnos            
since the the 2nd millenium BCE and made the           
tyrants of the island important princes until          
the mines were exhausted.

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The silver mines on Siphnos. Entrance to the ancient shafts. Silver w...
The silver mines on Siphnos. Entrance to the           
ancient shafts. Silver was mined on Siphnos            
since the 2nd millenium BCE and made the               
tyrants of the island important princes until          
the mines were exhausted.

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The silver mines on Siphnos. Entrance to the ancient shafts. Silver w...
The silver mines on Siphnos. Entrance to the           
ancient shafts and galleries. Silver was mined         
on Siphnos since the 2nd millenium and made the        
tyrants of the island important princes until          
the mines were exhausted.

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The silver mines on Siphnos. Entrance to the ancient shafts and galle...
The silver mines on Siphnos. Exploring the             
mines. Silver was mined on Siphnos since the           
2nd millenium BCE and made the tyrants of              
the island important princes until the mines           
were exhausted.

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The silver mines on Siphnos. Exploring the mines. Silver was mined...
The silver mines on Siphnos. Silver was mined          
on Siphnos since the 2nd millenium BCE and made        
the tyrants of the island important princes            
until the mines were exhausted.

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The silver mines on Siphnos. Silver was mined on Siphnos since the 2nd...
The silver mines on Siphnos. Inside a gallery. Chipped 
rocks and traces of miners' axes reveal primitive      
mining techniques. Silver was mined on Siphnos since   
the 2nd millenium BCE and made the tyrants of the      
island important princes until the mines were exhausted

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The silver mines on Siphnos. Inside a gallery. Chipped rocks and traces of mine...
The silver mines on Siphnos. Inside a gallery. Chipped 
rocks and traces of miners' axes reveal primitive      
mining techniques. Silver was mined on Siphnos since   
the 2nd millenium BCE and made the tyrants of the      
island important princes until the mines were exhausted

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The silver mines on Siphnos. Inside a gallery. Chipped rocks and traces of mine...
Ancient silver mines in Lavrion. Remains               
of silver washing plant with channels and              
receptacles. The precious metals sank and              
were retained in the cups.

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Ancient silver mines in Lavrion. Remains of silver washing plant...
Ancient silver mines in Lavrion. Silver                
washing plant, close-up of a centre channel.           
The precious metals sank and were retained             
in the cups.

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Ancient silver mines in Lavrion. Silver washing plant, close-up...
Water reservoir at the silver washing                  
plant near the silver mines of Lavrion.                
The precious metals sank and were                      
retained in the cups.

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Water reservoir at the silver washing plant near the silver mi...