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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Summary chronology for the southern British Chalcolithic, Early Bronze Age and Middle Bronze Age.
Based on the timing and spatial distribution of the evidence for grape pollen, wine residues, wood charcoal, seeds and fruit remains, I propose that an appreciation for sweetness may account for the distribution of archaeological grape remains in western Asia from the Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age.
Bassiakos and Philaniotou describe seven sites on Kythnos with either probable or certain Early Bronze Age copper smelting or mining activities: all copper smelting sites are located on wind exposed promontories near to, yet inaccessible from, the sea; two sites have remains which indicate that conical, partly windblown, furnaces with perforated wails were used to smelt copper (pp.
Finally, one might legitimately ask whether Brindley's chronological scheme for Irish Early Bronze Age pottery is actually correct.
Tomb Gamma from Phourni is a slightly different case: one of only a handful of Early Bronze Age tholos tombs from outside southern Crete, and part of a cemetery used for almost 14 centuries (excavated by the Sakellarakis from 1964 to 1989), it shares with southern tholoi many features such as the communal nature, the architectural form including the corbelled roof, the type of objects found, the division between primary, secondary or tertiary burial and interference, the presence of animal bones and shells; but unlike most other tholoi sites, the quantity of pottery found here is small, mostly fragmented and non-diagnostic, thus inhibiting a thorough analysis of commensal and other mortuary practices.
The Early Bronze Age Anatolian highland production model (Yener 2000) is one that involves the two-tiered production of metal artefacts and the use of a diverse resource base.
EXPERTS from around the world will gather in Bahrain tomorrow to discuss key challenges involved in the preservation of prehistoric sites and early Bronze Age civilisations.
Barnack is famous for three things: its limestone industry - the quarry is now a National Nature Reserve; St John the Baptist Church, noted for its Anglo-Saxon tower and one of the earliest spires in England; and an important early Bronze Age burial site.
Sixteen artifacts handed over to Turkey are thought to date back to early Bronze Age.
The spatial dimension in burial practices was researched as well; Coles and Harding (1979) inferred the clustering of the Early Bronze Age cemeteries in central Europe to kinship, while Pader (1980) focused on the spatial distribution of artefacts and skeletons within graves.
The artifacts, dating back to the early Bronze Age about 5,000 years ago, are from the site of Jiroft in the southeastern Kerman Province.
The megalithic observatory Kokino dates back to 1800 years BC, that is to say, the early Bronze Age, and is located on a neo-volcanic hill.
An early bronze age axe head dating about from 2700BC;.
The early part of the early Bronze Age (3100bcAu2700bc) is known as the Hafit period in the region.
Bill Ford, principal officer at Blandford House said: "It is one of the most exciting discoveries of early Bronze Age remains.