Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

The Bronze Age

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Series:

Das Schweizerische Schulwandbilder Werk

Timeframe:

pre historic

Scene of action:

Unknown

Illustrator:

Ineichen, D.

Publisher:

Ernst Ingold & Co., Herzogenbuchsee

Year of publication:

1990

Themes:

European history   

The picture shows Bronze Age people in front of their houses, manufacturing tools and weapons of copper and tin. They are forging swords, knifes, axes and kettles. On the left side you can see a women wearing pieces of artistically forged jewellery. In the background men are with cattle, working in agriculture. The bronze colour of the picture reflects the production of metal goods.