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  Tools, Leather and Wood
The bronze axe was very important for wood-working. Tanged chisels were developed. There is evidence of wood, woven textiles and leather ...
  New Technologies and Raw Materials
The first metal objects were made of copper but it was not very strong. By adding tin to copper bronze was made and this was much harder ...
  New Forms of Pottery and Beaker People
In the earlier Bronze Age the preoccupation with pottery and metal goods indicates that these items were symbols of status and wealth. ...
  Iron Age Developments
The discovery of iron was very significant as copper and tin were becoming hard to find. There was much ore in Co Antrim. When this ore ...
  Tools and Weapons
There are five times as many early axeheads found in Ireland as there are in Scotland or Northern England. The most primitive type had a ...

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