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Orichalcum, the rare cast metal said to be found in Atlantis, may have been recovered from a 2,600-year-old shipwreck off the southern coast of Sicily.
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A bronze battering ram from a 2,000-year-old warship discovered by British divers off the coast of Libya in 1964, is offering up some evidence for how such a device was made in ancient times as well as origins of its ores.
A new study suggests Bronze Age stone monuments in the form of ships were built by maritime groups as a symbol of their practices at sea.
MILFORD, N.H., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, JustStrings.com announced the expansion of their popular line of Bulk Strings for guitarists. The line now includes a wide range of gauges in Plain Steel, 80/20 Bronze, Phosphor Bronze, Nickel, Stainless Steel and Classical Nylon.
While studying at Le Cordon Bleu, the world's premiere culinary school, and later working at some of the finest restaurants in France, Eric Eisenberg learned to appreciate the copper cookware top chefs use to prepare exquisite gourmet dishes.
Each Monday, this column turns a page in history to explore the discoveries, events and people that continue to affect the history being made today. A thousand years before the age of empires in Rome and Greece, the Iron Age was ushered into the world with the clank and clatter of the blacksmith's anvil. The transition from the Bronze Age occurred at different times in different spots on the globe, but when and where it did, the distinctive dark metal brought with it...
Copper is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cu and atomic number 29. Notable characteristics Copper is a reddish-coloured metal, with a high electrical and thermal conductivity (among pure metals at room temperature, only silver has a higher electrical conductivity). Copper may well be the oldest metal in use, as copper artifacts dating to 8700 BC have been found. Besides being part of various ores, copper can be found in the metallic form (i.e. native copper)...
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
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