What is the earliest known use of tin and how is it used today?
The earliest known use of tin was around 3500 B.C. where the people of Ur (now Iraq) made bronze articles. Bronze is an alloy of tin and copper. Today, tin is used mainly in the production of "tin plate," which is steel coated on both sides with an extremely thin film of tin. Tin cans are made of "tin plate."
Play "Mystery Can Fun" game.
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How were things preseved in Jesus' day?
How was tin used in Bible times?
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