Eras and Their Highlights

Copper Age

Was there really such a thing as the Copper Age?

Some texts do not refer to a Copper Age, moving directly from the Stone Age to the Bronze Age. In fact, the Copper Age (c. 4000–2200 B.C.) overlapped with both the end of the Old Stone Age (the Neolithic Age) and the Bronze Age and is marked by man’s use of copper as a material for toolmaking.


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