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    DescriptionJames D. Muhly is a distinguished scholar with a special interest in ancient metallurgy who has dedicated much of his research to Cypriot archaeology. His work on the metallurgy of ancient Cyprus endorses the true importance of the island as a copper producing region, as well as a pioneer in the development and spread of metallurgy and metalwork in the wider eastern and central Mediterranean region. This volume contains papers from "Eastern Mediterranean Metallurgy and Metalwork in the Second Millennium BC," an international conference organised in Muhly's honour by the University of Cyprus. Several archaeologists and archaeometallurgists from around the world whose research focuses on the metallurgy of this period in Cyprus and surrounding regions were invited to participate in the conference to compare and contrast the material culture associated with metallurgical workshops and to discuss technological issues and their cultural and archaeological contexts. Some papers are devoted to the metallurgy and metalwork of Cyprus, presenting material from various sites and discussing the production and use of copper in the eastern Mediterranean. Others are dedicated to the Minoan and Aegean metal industry and the connections between Sardinia and Cyprus. Moving eastwards, from Anatolia through the Syro-palestinian coast and Jordan and south to Egypt, papers are presented that discuss Late Bronze Age metallurgy in Alalakh, Ugarit, Faynan, Timna and Qantir. The volume also includes papers on tin and iron.


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    Title
    Eastern Mediterranean Metallurgy in the Second Millennium BC
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Vasiliki Kassianidou, Edited by George Papasavvas
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 1,247 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781842174531
    ISBN 10: 1842174533
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
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    Libri: I-HP
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    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15520
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
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    DC22: 938.01
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    LC classification: DE60 .E17 2009
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    BISAC region code: 1.6.1.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: NK, NHD, NKD
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    154 b/w illus, 24 tables
    Publisher
    Oxbow Books
    Imprint name
    Oxbow Books
    Publication date
    31 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford