A Timeline of Copper Technologies

Scroll through the past 11,000 years on this powerful timeline to observe how copper has advanced human civilization – from the Stone Age to the Modern Age… and into the future. Browse important copper developments to explore how they integrated with major inventions and world events. Click on 175 stories and enjoy digging deeper with over 1,000 links to help satisfy your curiosity. Some stories are linked to YouTube® to provide an audiovisual perspective to learning.

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