-7000 – copper age

The earliest tools and weapons were made from stone, primarily flint. Then it was noticed that a nugget of copper (like a blue-green stone) could be melted in a fire and reshaped. This discovery eventually made it possible to melt copper into a liquid, then pour it into a mold and allow it to cool and harden.

SUCCESSOR:
bronze age

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