In truth, the “ancient palace” of the Minoans is much more a shrine to the brazen than to the Bronze Age.
The Bronze Age culture of Cyprus falls into three main stages.
Until, however, we get into the Bronze Age, there has been no trace of a stop-ridge.
Dr. Schliemann found in the ruins of Troy the Bronze Age below the stone age.
In the opinion of many this fixes their date in the Bronze Age.
Iron was employed by the Egyptians while yet the Greeks were in their Bronze Age and the barbarians of Denmark were using stone.
The Etruscans were probably the descendants of the Bronze Age people.
In this case they go back to the very beginning of the Bronze Age in this district.
These have been considered as belonging definitely to the Bronze Age in that country.
Among the remains of the Bronze Age are found pins and brooches of bronze.
|Bronze Age |
A period of human culture between the Stone Age and the Iron Age, characterized by the use of weapons and implements made of cast bronze. The beginning of the Bronze Age is generally dated before 3000 BCE in parts of Mediterranean Europe, the Middle East, and China. See Note at Three Age system.