Copper Age

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Cop′per Age`

a cultural period between the Neolithic and the Bronze ages, marked by the development and use of copper tools.
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Gallery mining appears to go out of fashion in the Copper Age to be replaced by shaft mining and by exploitation of different sources, though research into these aspects is in its infancy.
The first of Eurasian steppe pastoralists into copper age Europe.
The Copper Age or early Bronze Age find is the first recorded "sun-disc" ever recorded in Wales and only the third known piece of Welsh gold work belonging to the period.
Experts say the Copper Age or early Bronze Age decorative artefact, no bigger than a milk bottle top, is one of the most exciting finds in years.
Each have left their mark on this beautiful little island from the Copper Age temples at Hagar Qim to the wartime gun-emplacements of the Grand Harbour.
Dr George Nash, who led the excavation at Perthi Duon near Brynsiencyn, says the find could lend weight to the idea of a British Copper Age, which is currently being debated by archaeologists.
Otzi lived during the Copper Age, a transitional period between the Stone and Bronze Ages, and although there are archaeological sites from this time elsewhere in Europe, the amount of information these had yielded was as nothing in comparison with the kind of detailed knowledge Professor Spindler expected to extract from a comprehensive study of his remarkable corpse.
Set in the ancient world of the Copper Age, the novel moves from the remote forests of Finland through the Europe of Germanic and Celtic tribes and into the cultural crossroads of the ancient Near East.
The relics found in the Harda district of Bhopal belong to the Chalcolithic age, also known as the copper age, when ancient human settlers began using metals like copper.
They consider such aspects as from remains to meanings, spatial aspects of globular amphora funeral rites with animal deposits in Poland, animal deposits in a Late Copper Age settlement in Hungary, sheep foundation burials in Roman Winchester, horse slaughter as part of Viking burial customs in Iceland, and dogs in a medieval sacral space.
In life, Otzi was a brown-eyed, longhaired man in his mid-40s who stood 5 feet 3 inches tall, average height for the Copper Age.
But a team of scientists revealed Otzi is a Copper Age corpse and actually lived 5,300 years ago.