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2 The Beaker People Austin Shoemaker Brit lit 11:

3 2500 B.C. the Beaker People arrive Farmers and archers First to work with metals Gold and copper then bronze

4 Hut’s for housing Pottery First alcoholic drink Introduced first women garments

5 Family cemeteries Barrow grave goods Some kind of afterlife Bronze daggers, cups, necklaces

6 Men women were accorded barrow burials. Honored corpse importance belief Men facing east, women facing west See the sun

7 Stone circles in bronze age Took after earlier Neolithic inhabitants Kept livestock and cultivated flax and cereal Windmill farmers for clothing

8 They were sun worshippers Temple of the sun Sunrise of the summer solstice The "Shining One"

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