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Ur Digitization Project: March 2013

Adze U9339/B16691 : Made of gold? How much gold?

By: Brad Hafford

This month we had a week-long visit from archaeo-metallurgists from the Deutches Bergbau-Museum, the University of Franfurt am Main, and the University of Toulouse, Le Mirail. They brought with them some impressive equipment for spot analysis of many metal objects from Ur and will do more in-depth studies of the results back in their home […]

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The Golden Age of King Midas

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