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8000 BCE: Ovens in use in the Near East are applied to pottery production.
 
6500 BCE: Textiles of flax.
 
6200 BCE: First copper smelting in Anatolia.
 
 
5500 BCE: Oldest faience workshop in Egypt founded at Abydos.
 
3500 BCE - 3100 BCE: Period V - Writing, crafts and pottery produced. Beer and wine brewed.
 
1380 BCE: First instances of iron working in the Hittite Empire.
 
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.
 
 
50 BCE: Invention of glassblowing.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  • 8000 BCE
    Ovens in use in the Near East are applied to pottery production.
  • 6500 BCE
    Textiles of flax.
  • 6200 BCE
    First copper smelting in Anatolia.
  • 5500 BCE
    Oldest faience workshop in Egypt founded at Abydos.
  • c. 3500 BCE - c. 3100 BCE
    Period V - Writing, crafts and pottery produced. Beer and wine brewed.
  • c. 1380 BCE
    First instances of iron working in the Hittite Empire.
  • c. 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.
  • 50 BCE
    Invention of glassblowing.