The Archaeometallurgy of the Asian Old World

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UPenn Museum of Archaeology, 1999 - Social Science - 206 pages

Written by eminent scholars in the field, this edited volume is the first to treat in a comprehensive manner the archaeology of metallurgy's origins, focusing specifically on initial uses of copper and bronze, as well as the coming of iron across Asia from the Eastern Mediterranean to the Far East. It is a volume that should serve for some time to come as the source of the fundamental information upon which larger interpretations of metallurgical developments in Asia will be grounded.

MASCA research papers, Vol. 16
University Museum Monograph, 89


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