Artl. no: PB178
Published in: Uppsala 2013
Pages: 249
Language: English
ISBN13: 978-91-7081-249-1 
Price: 56.00 EUR

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The Manufacture of Minoan Metal Vessels. Theory and Practice.

by Christina Clarke

This volume reconstructs the processes used to create Minoan hammered precious-metal and copper-alloy vessels, combining an assessment of the archaeological material with the practical application of replicated equipment and techniques. This interdisciplinary approach provides a new perspective on Minoan metallurgy and metalworkers. It has important implications for interpreting Minoan metal artefacts, metallurgical evidence, the organisation of production and the place of Minoan vessels within the broader context of contemporary societies.
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