Item description for Metals and Mines: Studies in Archaeometallurgy by Susan LA Niece, Duncan Hook & Paul Craddock...
This book arose from the conference Metallurgy: A Touchstone for Cross-cultural Interaction which took place at the British Museum. The papers largely relate to mining and extractive metallurgy. The inception and nature of the first smelting technologies of copper and tin in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Africa, and of zinc in China and iron in Africa, the Middle East and Britain are discussed together with insights into the archaeology and experimental replication of the processes.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 7.9" Height: 11.25" Weight: 2.16 lbs.
Release Date Feb 25, 2008
Publisher Archetype Books
ISBN 1904982190 ISBN13 9781904982197
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