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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-Remains of clay jars belonging to the Old Bronze Age were found in the southern part of the site.
The next site was from the Third Millennium BC (Um an Nar) period of the Early Bronze Age, which according to the ministryAAEs website is c.
The lowest layer belongs to the Early Bronze Age and dates from the 3rd millennium B.C.
When in the early 1970s Renfrew and Branigan revolutionised the study of Early Bronze Age metallurgy in the Aegean they had little but typology to aid them.
While Drews is partial to theories of raiders and pirates (chapter 8), he is nonetheless vexed at the role traditionally attributed to such "peoples of the sea." For him, they are not the result of the breakdown of Bronze Age society, but the fundamental instrument.
Over the last three years the project has also uncovered seven burials of Early Bronze Age cremated remains at this elaborate and well-preserved burial mound made of earth and stone at Berk Farm, Kirk Michael.
The 14 essays gathered here, from the 14th Sheffield Round Table in Aegean Archaeology of January 2010, report on recent research on Minoan archaeology and Bronze Age Crete, with a focus on mortuary practices.
It is thought there could be the remains of a settlement nearby.A local man has found a unique Bronze Age dagger on the banks of the Slanec stream in Hri#328ovaacute.
During the excavations of the necropolis in the Ganja-Gazakh region, archeologists discovered gold and bronze jewelry related to the Khodjaly-Gadabay culture of the late Bronze Age era,Novosti.azreported.
During the 10th excavation period, the research team conducted excavations in four areas revealing remains dated to the Neolithic, Chalcolithic, Early and Middle Bronze Age.
Published in collaboration with Oman's Ministry of Heritage and Culture (MoHC) last Sunday, 'The Bronze Age Towers of Bat' is a 360-page book that narrates and showcases the deep, ancient history of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bat, a Bronze Age settlement that was founded in the year 3000 BC and is located in Wilayat Ibri in the Dhahira Governorate.
[USA], Sep 5 (ANI): At the end of the Stone Age and in the early Bronze Age, families were established in a surprising manner in the Lechtal, south of Augsburg, Germany.
THE best collection of Bronze Age household goods ever found in Britain is helping archaeologists create "a full colour image" of life 3,000 years ago.
Duncan Wilson, chief executive of Historic England, hailed the find and said: "This remarkable but fragile wooden wheel expands our understanding of late Bronze Age technology and the level of sophistication of people living 3,000 years ago."
It is recorded as having "one of the most important concentrations of Bronze Age funerary and ritual monuments in western Britain".