TITLE

The Metallurgical Process in Ancient North Peru

AUTHOR(S)
Shimada, Izumi; Epstein, Stephen; Craig, Alan K.
PUB. DATE
September 1983
SOURCE
Archaeology;Sep/Oct83, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the metallurgical process in ancient north Peru. Non-ferrous artifacts created by Andean craftsmen; Zones of metallurgical production within the Andean region, the north coast of Peru and the high-plateau border area of Bolivia, Chile, Peru and Argentina; Perception of Andean metallurgy as one of the world's major independent metallurgical traditions; Findings of the Princeton University Batan Grande-La Leche Archaeological Project; Investigation of every phase of the copper-production process in the region; Discovery of prehistoric mine and prospecting pits as well as Colonial and modern copper mines in Cerro Blanco.
ACCESSION #
16257177

 

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