Visual Timeline: Metal

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2300 BCE: Bronze is used in the Aegean.
 
 
1550 BCE: Gold death-masks (including that of 'Agamemnon') made at Mycenae
 
1000 BCE: Iron working in southern Europe.
 
750 BCE: Iron working is introduced to Egypt.
 
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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