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Old 16th December 2017, 08:02 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by motan
... I do not know whether forging was used also as part of bronze working.
Most bronze objects were made by casting...

Bronze usually cast, maybe hammered to work harden edges, However gold, silver and copper were all hammer worked at this time, heated to anneal and soften the metal. I can see early metal workers trying the same techniques on their new wonder material.
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