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Amanda Yano-Litwin  Late Bronze Age in Menorca
Amanda Yano-Litwin  Late Bronze Age in Menorca
Amanda Yano-Litwin  Late Bronze Age in Menorca
Amanda Yano-Litwin  Late Bronze Age in Menorca
Amanda Yano-Litwin  Late Bronze Age in Menorca
Amanda Yano-Litwin  Late Bronze Age in Menorca
Amanda Yano-Litwin  Late Bronze Age in Menorca
Amanda Yano-Litwin  Late Bronze Age in Menorca
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Amanda Yano-Litwin Late Bronze Age in Menorca

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  • Rings attached the back plate The second consists of a trapezoidal plate (lamina 26d) with two small rings on the bottom allowing threading a rod from which hung a variable number of thin, elongated rods.
  • Bronze age sword could slice right through bronze sheets
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    • 1. Session 6, August 8-26th, 2012Presented by: Amanda Yano-Litwin
    • 2.  Alloy of copper and tin More durable then stone or copper Used for tools, weapons, armor, decoration Resistant to corrosion from sea water Tin is not a natural resource to the Balearic islands
    • 3. Bronze tassel from a chest plate
    • 4.  Thought to have been ceremonial Typically weighed between 30 – 40lbs (13.6kg – 18.1kg) Grave good common to warriors 1950-1540 BC first evidence of bronze body armor found in Slovakia – Bronze sheet Talaiotic Bronze Age 1200-800 BC Unique to the island of Menorca
    • 5.  Does the presence of bronze associated with military paraphernalia suggest rank? Or status? Could the caves therefore been reserved for the rich or well respected individuals?
    • 6.  Where did the tin used to create the bronze come from? What made Talaiotic warriors in Menorca unique? Did warriors hold a special status in society?

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