TITLE

Amber in Goldworking

AUTHOR(S)
Follett, Thelma
PUB. DATE
March 1985
SOURCE
Archaeology;Mar/Apr85, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on amber jewelry making among the ancient Etruscans. Recovery of funerary jewelry from graves; Use of amber as raw material in goldworking recipes; Discovery of residual fragments of burnt amber entrapped between the underside of each gold sphere and the underlying sheet of Etruscan jewelry; Role of amber as flux in the granulation process.
ACCESSION #
10733136

 

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