The use of tin and bronze in prehistoric South Indian metallurgy

Srinivasan, Sharada (1998) The use of tin and bronze in prehistoric South Indian metallurgy. JOM: The Journal of Minerals, Metals, 50 (7). pp. 44-49. ISSN 1047-4838

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Abstract: The picture that emerges from the study of 140 southern Indian metal artifacts reveals unexpected and even revolutionary findings, indicating ancient, continuing, and skilled bronze traditions that are of significance to global archaeometallurgy. Some exceptional findings include the earliest high-tin beta bronzes reported worldwide, slags from smelting bronze, and mirrors of high-tin delta bronze.
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Subjects: School of Humanities > Archaeology
Divisions: Schools > Humanities
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2012 10:18
Last Modified: 08 May 2015 10:01
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    URI: http://eprints.nias.res.in/id/eprint/332

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