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4th Iron Smelting Camp

Event date: 
Saturday, 28 July, 2012 to Wednesday, 1 August, 2012
Organised by: 
The Somogy Provincial Association for Nature Conservation
The Green Corridor Public Foundation

How was iron produced in medieval times?
The participants of the 4th Iron Smelting Camp can take part in the reviving of the spectacular and interesting ancient iron smelting and processing technology. You can get to know the hard and laborious work, through which we will get:
From the soil to the iron product…
The 4th Iron Smelting Camp will take place in Hungary, 40km south from Lake Balaton, next to where a 10th century bloomery workshop was excavated. Original bog iron ore deposit can be found near to the camp. We will burn the charcoal for ourselves in charcoal piles.


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