Beyond the Bloom: Bloom refining and iron artifact production in the Roman world

$72.00

SKU: 9780860549017
Author: Sim, David
Editor: Ridge, Isabel
Publication Date: 12/31/1998
Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Oxford Ltd
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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Description

The book describes a series of experiments carried out in order to replicate the working environment of a Roman blacksmith, by using tools and equipment as close to originals as possible. The results provide a database that will enable archaeologists to compare evidence found in archaeological records with the experiment results.