ed. Linda Boutoille et al.
12 papers by 22 authors from the “Metools” symposium (Queens University, Belfast, 2016), aim to shine a spotlight on the tools of the metalworker and to follow their evolution from the beginning of the Bronze Age through to the Iron Age, as well as the place held by metalworking and its artisans in the economic and social landscape of the period. READ MORE
Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access
R. Alan Williams
The Great Orme copper mine in North Wales is one of the largest surviving Bronze Age mines in Europe. This book presents new interdisciplinary research to reveal a copper mine of European importance, dominating Britain’s copper supply from c. 1600-1400 BC, with some metal reaching mainland Europe - from Brittany to as far as the Baltic. READ MORE
Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00
Juan Manuel Garrido Anguita
Paying homage to José C. Martín de la Cruz, this volume considers Bronze Age intercultural connections in the Mediterranean area, investigates the first settlements and early food producing societies, examines our remote past and its natural environment, and closes with multidisciplinary prehistoric studies from a range of scientific fields. READ MORE
Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access
Maurizio Battisti et al.
This book presents the results of two different excavation campaigns in a prehistoric archaeological site in a deep cave in Trentino Alto Adige (Castel Corno, Isera, Trento, Italy). The excavations uncovered a number of Early Bronze Age tombs deep in the cave and, outside, the remains of a settlement. READ MORE
Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00
ed. Claudine Abegg et al.
Proceedings of the 22nd meeting of the ‘Archéologie et Gobelets’ Association which took place in Geneva, Switzerland in January 2021. The book is structured in three parts: Archaeological Material, Funerary Archaeology and Anthropology, and Reconstructing Bell Beaker Society. READ MORE
Paperback: £52.00 | Open Access
Ceramic technology is a topic widely explored in archaeology, especially for its social inferences. This volume addresses the social aspects of production and the role of potters within prehistoric communities. The book focusses on the Copper Age when social complexity was incipient and ceramic production was not considered a formalised activity. READ MORE
Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00
This volume describes the geography and environments of Oman, its rich copper ore deposits and the ancient mining and smelting techniques, and it also includes an overview of the physical properties of the different metals exploited in antiquity and of the analytical techniques used in archaeometallurgy. READ MORE
Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00
Blanca Estela Maldonado
A study which provides valuable insights into the nature of metal production and the development of technology and political economy in ancient Mesoamerica, offering a contribution to general anthropological theories of the emergence of social complexity. READ MORE
Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00
ed. Christina Peege et al.
This volume presents the results of a comprehensive post-excavation analysis of the stratigraphy, geology, metallurgical materials (furnaces, tuyeres), finds (pottery, furnace lining, stone tools), as well as a synthesis of the copper smelting technology at Agia Varvara-Almyras, Cyprus. READ MORE
Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00
This work presents a comprehensive classification of the morphology of early metal age axe-heads, chisels and stakes from southern Britain. It is illustrated by a type series of 120 representative examples. READ MORE
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This book considers the early copper and copper-alloy metallurgy of the entire Circum- Alpine region. It introduces a new approach to the interpretation of chemical composition data sets, which has been applied to a comprehensive regional database for the first time. READ MORE
Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00
This volume gathers the textual, iconographic and palaeographic evidence and examines artefacts in order to revise the common view on the use of copper alloy tools and model tools in the Old Kingdom. READ MORE
Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00
Copper is the first metal to play a large part in human history. This work is devoted to the history of metallurgical production in Northern Eurasia during the Bronze Age, based on experiments carried out by the author and analyses of ancient slag, ore and metal. READ MORE
Paperback: £80.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00