Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC

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3.5.2. Metal extraction and processing
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A. Preliminary note

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Given the impossibility of sufficiently describing the extraction, processing and use of all the raw materials that significant resources for LBA and IA societies in the Mediterranean, metals and metallurgy have been chosen by way of example to illustrate the pan-Mediterranean economic and cultural linkages that went hand in hand with the distribution and circulation of materials in general (cf. also Economy and exchange 3.5.1.). The choice of…

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Stöllner, Thomas and Bartelheim, Martin, “3.5.2. Metal extraction and processing”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC, English edition by John N. Dillon; Translated by Duncan A. Smart (2018). Original German-language edition: Frühgeschichte der Mittelmeerkulturen: Historisch-archäologisches Handbuch. Herausgegeben von Anna-Maria Wittke. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 10. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2015). Consulted online on 24 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_009778>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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