Bronze ia an alloy of copper and tin, 90% copper and 10% tin. Bronze had many uses such as making weapons and tools like, swords, shovels, axes, and body armor. It also was used to make items such as containers, bowls, bells, drums, cups, artifacts, and they would also carve pictures with bronze. They would value bronze because of how much longer it lasted than stone and wood and it would help farmers and more food, minerals, and goods.
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