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Prehistoric Metallurgy Course
This is a practical and theoretical short course on the use of
During the practical sessions students will work in small groups to build, operate and record hearths and then use these to produce metals ( and tin). In addition these groups will make much of the ancillary equipment such as the bellows, tuyeres, crucibles and moulds used in the production of metals from ores. Students will finish with the of small objects such as bronze or copper axes.
The course will be held at the world-famous Butser Ancient Farm and the tutors will be Dr Simon Timberlake of the Cambridge Archaeological Unit (University of Cambridge) and Fergus Milton of Butser Ancient Farm.
10 – 12 places available, cost £300 (4 days teaching).
Contact: Simon Timberlake firstname.lastname@example.org or Fergus Milton email@example.com.
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