The curving shape of the tubes recalls ox horns, on which the lurs may have been modelled.In Denmark the lurs are usually found in pairs and always in bog deposits. It was used by archaeologists at the beginning of the nineteenth century.The piece measures about two inches long, and probably had a body made of organic materials.The second toy, carved from an antler or horn, resembles a horse’s head.Among the artifacts that were tested in the study were a dagger, a bracelet, and a famous headrest that once belonged to King Tutankhamun, who reigned in Egypt from 1332–1323 BC.Axes and pendants from Syria and China, and an assortment of other Bronze Age artifacts were also used in the study.It may have also had a body that has since decomposed.The Bronze Age in Sicily, considered one of the most important periods of the island's prehistory, witnessed the establishment of a unitary and in some ways artistically vibrant culture.
These bronze items brought the dawn of mobile and unalterable wealth.
The three main phases of the period take their name from the most important centres at the time in question: Castelluccio (Early Bronze Age), Thapsos (Middle Bronze Age) and Pantalica (Late Bronze Age).
There was a marked increase in cultural and commercial trade between regions near and far, particularly with Cornwall, across the Atlantic coasts of France, Spain, Sardinia, the Tyrrhenian coast to the Strait of Messina, and from here to the Aegean-Anatolian area.
The discovery and extraction of metals in early times had an immeasurable impact on human development.
Thus, modern historians recognize the three primary periods of human growth and development as the Stone Age, followed by the Bronze Age, during which metals like tin, lead, and bronze came into use.