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Bronze

a metallic brownish color.

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Bronze Age

a period in the history of humankind, following the Stone Age and preceding the Iron Age, during which bronze weapons and implements were used.

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Smith

a worker in metal.

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Mining

the laying of explosive mines.

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Smelting

to fuse or melt (ore) in order to separate the metal contained.

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Casting

Then they poured the liquid metal into the moulds and left it to set.

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Lunula

something shaped like a narrow crescent, as the small, pale area at the base of the fingernail.

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Torc

A necklace made out of gold.

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fulacht fiadh

Bronze Age BBQ.

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Wedge tomb

a Neolithic chamber tomb found in the British Isles, having a trapezoidal or D-shaped cairn and a long, narrow chamber opening into it from the wider, higher side.

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Cist grave

Bronze Age people buried their dead in.

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Stone circle

These are all upright stones arranged in circles or rows.