Dating bronze artifacts
Among the artifacts that were tested in the study were a dagger, a bracelet, and a famous headrest that once belonged to King Tutankhamun, who reigned in Egypt from 1332–1323 BC.Axes and pendants from Syria and China, and an assortment of other Bronze Age artifacts were also used in the study.
Such early smelting processes wouldn’t account for a number of Bronze Age iron artifacts on record, and thus, it seemed more likely that the source materials had come from meteorites instead.
Finally, the Iron Age saw more advanced smelting processes which, as the name entails, allowed the widespread use of iron.
However, for some time there has been question over the appearance of iron artifacts that clearly dated to the Bronze Age period, and hence the question, were there attempts at smelting iron that occurred in earlier times?
Aegean, Caucasus, Catacomb culture, Minoan, Srubna culture, Beaker culture, Unetice culture, Tumulus culture, Urnfield culture, Hallstatt culture, Apennine culture, Canegrate culture, Golasecca culture, The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.
The Bronze Age is the second principal period of the three-age Stone-Bronze-Iron system, as proposed in modern times by Christian Jürgensen Thomsen, for classifying and studying ancient societies.
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These days, I have such respect and admiration for the all the nice things preserved in the tombs of ancient people.