The earliest use of steel in the British Isles
Published on January 23rd, 2014 | by Admin0
They now believe artifacts recovered from the site of the Broxmouth Iron Age hill fort were made from high-carbon steel.
This would have been deliberately heated and quenched in water, indicating “sophisticated blacksmithing skills”.
The steel objects were manufactured in the years 490-375BC.
Story: BBC News | Photo: BBC News