Bronze Age

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(archeology) a period between the Stone and Iron Ages, characterized by the manufacture and use of bronze tools and weapons

(classical mythology) the third age of the world, marked by war and violence

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The Llantrisant Fawr hoard now shows that Bronze Age people here were also part of this wider tradition.
pestis genomes from the Bronze Age lacked a gene that enabled later forms of the bacterium to survive inside the flea gut.
It shows that the place had a special significance for the Bronze Age people when they chose to sacrifice several kilograms of gold," said Christensen.
Thornton (2009) correctly characterised production strategies in this region as distinct from those of highland Anatolia and Iran; in the southern Levant Thornton describes the well-known shift from site-centred smelting and melting in the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age I (c.
Thus, the current Bronze Age research considers the Asva-type sites as key phenomena in the socio-economic developments in eastern Baltic's prehistory.
Nicholas Dunbavin, 7, and archaeologist Dean Paton, with the shard of pottery from the Bronze Age which Nicholas helped find in the school grounds |
The people of the Bronze Age, it seems, were well aware of the relaxing properties of alcohol.
Crossrail, a new railway that is under construction in South East England, will be taking the same route as a 3,500-year-old Bronze Age transport pathway in east London.
This chapter also includes a much-needed and concise discussion of the archaeology of the Black Sea region in the Bronze Age, assembled from the results of numerous surveys and excavations.
Expert Bob Barnsdale, believes it could be part of tool called a "ring socketed sickle" from the Bronze Age.
The 23 papers in this collection were presented at the conference, What Would a Bronze Age World System Look Like: World systems approaches to Europe and western Asia 4th to 1st millennia BC.
Introduction: In the past years a number of conferences were organized in Ashgabat and Mary in which recent research results about the archeological heritage of Turkmenistan were communicated to a Turkmen and international audience demonstrating cultural assets that compare to those of the most famous Bronze Age cultures world-wide.
WOODEN boats, spears, swords and clothing have been unearthed at one of the most significant Bronze Age sites ever found in Britain.
The visiting experts and Prof Rehren are seen in front of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha An international team of Bronze Age archaeology experts has met in Doha to finalise the programme of a major conference to be held in China in November, entitled Bronze Age Societies -- A Global Perspective.
Remains of clay jars similar to those found in Ugarit belonging to the middle Bronze Age were found at the southern part of the site.