Rillaton gold cup, Early Bronze Age, Cornwall, England

Classroom resource:
Bronze Age Britain 

Around 2500 BC a new culture arrived in Britain via cross-channel connections with mainland Europe.

Bronze gradually replaced stone as the main material for tools and by 2000 BC the period known as the Early Bronze Age had begun. Use the high quality images in our image bank to give your students an introduction to Bronze Age Britain through real objects from the time.

Curriculum links: History