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[2-6 July 2012, UK] Ancient metallurgy

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This NARNIA training course is organised in collaboration with the Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies (IAMS, in the framework of the Archaeo-Metallurgy Summer School 2012.

For the Archaeo-Metallurgy Summer School 2012 leaflet, please click HERE

Basic information about the Archaeo-Metallurgy Summer School 2012
Dates: 25th June – 6th July 2012
Location: UCL Institute of Archaeology, London, UK
Number of places available: 20 (allocated on a first‐come, first‐served basis)
Fee: £300 (both weeks) / £180 (one week) / free for UCL students and NARNIA fellows (travel, accommodation, and meals not provided) / Some limited funding available
Contact person: Pira Venunan, email:

Schedule of the Ancient metallurgy training course

Monday, 02/07/2012
Morning Session: Introduction to Archaeo‐metallurgy and Process Reconstruction
Afternoon Session : Early Metallurgy and Crucible Technology
Professor Thilo Rehren

Tuesday, 03/07/2012
Morning Session: Lead and Silver Metallurgy
Afternoon Session: Iron Metallurgy: Direct and Indirect Process and Crucible Steel
Professor Thilo Rehren

Wednesday, 04/07/2012
Morning session: Crucible Handling Session
Afternoon Session: SEM Practice
Professor Thilo Rehren and Dr. Marcos Martinón‐Torres

Thursday, 05/07/2012

Morning Session: Zinc and Brass. Assaying, Alchemy and Crucibles in the Renaissance World
Afternoon Session: Slag and Ingot Handling Session
Dr. Marcos Martinón‐Torres

Friday, 06/07/2012
The Analysis of Metallic Artefacts: Gold in America, Bronze in China. Including portable XRF of Metals
Dr. Marcos Martinón‐Torres


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