Quote Originally Posted by MikeKnowles View Post
Didnít see any bronze. I want bronze...lots of it. When I die I want to be buried in a bronze coffin. Itíll take a dozen Olympic weightlifters to get me into that church! And, just to be really awkward, Iíll make sure I die grossly overweight. Then thereís the cremation. How long will that baby have to burn? Think of the carbon footprint Iím going to leave. Iíll probably advance Global Warming by 50 years!
Bronze -- interesting point. You know, people in the Bronze Age probably saw less bronze than people in the Iron Age and the ages that followed. For example, Bronze age monumental statuary (such as it was) was made of stone, while in the Iron Age and after there are lots of pretty big Bronzes.



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http://www.mlahanas.de/Greeks/Arts/RiaceWarrior.htm