History

Tested Material

2000 bc - 1200 bc
600 bc - 200 bc

China

2070 bc - 1600 bc
1600 bc - 1046 bc
1046 bc - 771 bc
1000 bc - 500 bc
551 bc - 479 bc
463 bc - 221 bc
369 bc - 286 bc
221 bc - 210 bc
221 bc - 210 bc
206 bc - 200 bc

India

3000 bc - 1500 bc
2500 bc
2000 bc - 1700 bc
2000 bc
1500 bc - 600 bc
1000 bc - 500 bc
800 bc - 400 bc
600 bc
556 bc - 486 bc
321 bc - 185 bc

Persia

1000 bc - 500 bc
557 bc - 530 bc
552 bc - 486 bc
486 bc - 465 bc

Mesop./ME

3200 bc - 2350 bc
2350 bc - 2000 bc
1900 bc - 1500 bc
1792 bc - 1750 bc
1595 bc
1000 bc - 500 bc
900 bc - 612 bc

Greece

2000 bc - 1450 bc
1600 bc - 1000 bc
750 bc
600 bc - 300 bc
499 bc
490 bc
431 bc - 404 bc
323 bc - 30 bc

Egypt

3500 bc - 332 bc
2663 bc - 2195 bc
2000 bc
1800 bc
1600 bc
1550 bc - 1064 bc

Africa

3000 bc - 2000 bc
1300 bc
730 bc
500 bc
300 bc - 100 bc
300 bc - 900 ce