Thursday 15 January 2015

Bronze Age

A period of prehistory, which in Britain lasted between about 2200 and 1150 BC.
The Bronze Age began about 2200 BC when the use of metal and new styles of burial, including the construction of round barrows, became widespread. Later, in about 1500 BC, people changed the focus of their activity to building the earliest field systems and permanent settlements. The period ended when iron was widely used: the start of the Iron Age.