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By James Gamble via SWNS

Steel was already in use in parts of Europe 2,900 years ago during the Bronze Age, new research revealed.

Until recently ,it was thought it hadn't been possible to produce suitable quality steel in the Early Iron Age (1200 BC to 550 BC), let alone the latter stages of the Bronze Age (3300 BC to 1200 BC).

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