The First Materials (Stone Age and Copper-Stone Age)
Materials have accompanied mankind virtually from the very beginning of his existence. Among the first materials utilized by man were certainly stone and wood, but bone, fibers, feathers, shells, animal skin, and clay also served specific purposes.
KeywordsCopper Smelting Native Copper Sinai Peninsula Body Painting Copper Ingot
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