Visual Timeline: Iron Age

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1550 BCE - 1069 BCE: The New Kingdom of Egypt.
 
1380 BCE: First instances of iron working in the Hittite Empire.
 
1100 BCE - 600 BCE: Iron Age Development, public buildings erected at the Agora in Athens.
 
1000 BCE: Iron working in southern Europe.
 
800 BCE - 600 BCE: Early Iron Age Hallstatt culture flourishes across Europe.
 
750 BCE: Emergence of Hallstatt Iron Age culture in Europe.
 
750 BCE: Iron working is introduced to Egypt.
 
700 BCE: Iron in wide use across Europe.
 
 
700 BCE: Iron Age begins in Scotland.
 
 
650 BCE: Iron working spreads to North Africa.
 
200 BCE: Iron in the Celtic world experiences a significant boom. Iron manufacturing increase in all facets of life such as weapon construction and agriculture items.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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