Germany was the principle source of brass for production of pre-18th Century manillas and, ultimately, the Benin Bronzes
Cyprus’s copper deposits created one of the most important trade hubs in the Bronze Age in the village of Hala Sultan Tekke
Findings from 3,000-year-old Uluburun shipwreck reveal a complex trade network; the study is published in the most recent issue of Science Advances.
Recent archaeological investigations in the Tollense Valley have unearthed a collection of 31 unusual objects of a Bronze Age warrior who died on the battlefield 3,300 years ago
Some of the deceased at the Levänluhta water burial site were accompanied by arm rings and necklaces made out of copper alloy, bronze or brass
The chrome plating on the Terracotta Army bronze weapons – once thought to be the earliest form of anti-rust technology – derives from a decorative varnish