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Deposits of Copper and Tin in the Bronze Age

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Neues Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Neues Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Spreading from the eastern Mediterranean area, special knowledge about mining and processing ores reached the whole of Europe. It was not until tin, present in only a very few deposits, was added that it was possible to make copper into the much harder bronze. This meant that robust swords and other large implements could now be made using the casting process.

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  • Title: Deposits of Copper and Tin in the Bronze Age
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 2014
  • Type: Map
  • ISIL no.: DE-MUS-019212
  • External Link: Neues Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
  • Copyright: Photo © Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz || Text © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz / B. Heeb
  • Collection: Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz

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