Questions tagged [iron-age]

For questions regarding the later period in the three-age system, characterized by the production of tools and weaponry made of carbon steel.

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What is this Crimean Gothic Symbol?

As there aren't any archaeology or anthropology stack exchanges, this seemed like the best place to ask. What is this symbol and its history in the West? —Mangup-Kale, Crimea (Cross clearly added ...
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Iron or steel melting in ancient time

How did people from the ancient world, like Warring States period China, melt a high temperature metal like iron when the high temp crucible was not even invented nor having a fire source hot enough ...