Bronze Age

Vounous International Terracotta Symposium

Date
-
Event
on registration
Organised by
Çatalköy Municipality
Country
Cyprus

This year, the 4th Vounous International Terracotta Symposium takes place in Vounous - Çatalköy-Girne, Cyprus. Topic is the reproduction of Early-Middle and Bronze age Vounous ceramics with the primitive creating and kilning techniques in the ateliers formed in a Cyprus Bronze Age replica Village. 

Experimental Copper Smelting Course

Date
-
Event
on registration
Organised by
University of Geneva (CH)
Country
Cyprus

The University of Geneva is pleased to announce its new summer course on Experimental copper smelting, which will take place in Ayia Varvara (District of Nicosia, Cyprus) from July 20 to July 26, 2019. The aim is to provide students with hands-on experience in smelting copper the way it was done in Iron Age Cyprus, from building a furnace to the actual firing and smelting process.

Day of Crafting

Date
Event
open for all
Country
Germany

The Bronze Age open-air museum invites you to the "Day of Crafting". Many artisans give insights into their professional skills and also offer their goods for sale. Some of the experts show their crafts and sometimes offer opportunities for participation. The extensive grounds of the open-air museum are also available for a relaxed stroll.

Tears of the Gods

Date
Event
open for all
Country
Germany

That's what one calls amber in ancient myths. But since the Stone Age, this fossilised resin is much sought after. Both pearls and figures were created from it. One of the oldest sculptures in northern Germany is the Weitsche elk, which was designed around 14,000 years ago. In the Bronze Age, the amber trade experienced a new dimension.

Tears of the Gods

Date
Event
open for all
Country
Germany

That's what one calls amber in ancient myths. But since the Stone Age, this fossilised resin is much sought after. Both pearls and figures were created from it. One of the oldest sculptures in northern Germany is the Weitsche elk, which was designed around 14,000 years ago. In the Bronze Age, the amber trade experienced a new dimension.