University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Joan J. Taylor

Early Bronze Age Technology and Trade

The Evidence of Irish Gold.

By: Joan J. Taylor

Ireland was the focus of the Western European “Golden Age” by virtue of the impressive quantity of gold ornaments produced there during the Bronze Age, a period in itself perhaps misnamed because the greatest volume of gold was worked at this time in prehistoric Europe. Unlimited speculation surrounds the exceptional role that societies invariably give […]