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Raw Materials: Bronze

Foto: AMHBronze Age

Hamburg Archaeological Museum

Hamburg Archaeological Museum

Bronze, consisting of copper and tin, is one of the oldest man-made alloys. The addition of tin makes this new material more frangible, yet harder than pure copper. Weapons, tools, implements, jewellery and many more things were made from bronze until iron was used.

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  • Title: Raw Materials: Bronze
  • Creator: Foto: AMH
  • Date: Bronze Age
  • Location: Hamburg-Neugraben-Fischbek
  • Provenance: Archäologisches Museum Hamburg Stadtmuseum Harburg|Helms-Museum
  • Type: Razor
  • Medium: Bronze, Bronze

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