1000 BCE


The book of science

Tom Sharp

Egypt, Greece, Rome, China, France elements


Atomic number 83

Too soon

Work in progress

The alchemists identified magnesium, phosphorus, sulfur, potassium, iron, copper, zinc, arsenic, silver, tin, antimony, platinum, gold, mercury, lead, and bismuth. Only a hundred or more elements were left.

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