The archaeologists suspect that iron smelting kilns were only used once, and destroyed to get the iron out Ilan Assayag

How Was Iron Smelted in Ancient Israel? Researchers Build Kilns to Find Out

The transition from the Copper Age to harder iron tools was a turning point for the ancient Hebrew kingdoms, but we don't know quite how they did it

The Iron Age was a turning point in the history of the Land of Israel. Iron tools began to appear around 3,000 years ago, gradually supplanting the softer copper and bronze tools. It was also a time of...

skip all comments


Sign in to join the conversation.

Required field
Required field

By adding a comment, I agree to this site’s Terms of use

  1. 1