IRON AGE

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  1. Origins
    • iron smelting:anatolia 2400-2100 BC
    • Earliest iron objects prior 1000 BC
  2. Bloomery Smelting
    • iron collected in ground and enriched
    • iron ore and charcoal sealed in pit, force air over the burning charcoal
    • result:spongy mass called bloom
  3. Earliest evidence European Iron Work
    Southern England
  4. Iron age is divided nto two phases
    Hallstatt and La Fene
  5. 1 BC Mediterranean
    • patchwork complex, interconnected civilisation
    • characterised by city states
    • endemic (tribal) warfare by mercenaries
    • wide spread literacy
  6. Settlement
    Agricultural communities with permanent settlements, variety in size and organisation
  7. Salt
    preserved meat and dairy
  8. Hallsatt Europe
    ties with france and Italy, incorporates mimicked greek and Etruscan practices and styles of material culture
  9. Fursensitzen (prinary deeats)
    • centres of trade and manufacturing 
    • centres of power and influence

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