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Ancient Repairs on Bronze Objects

Renske Dooijes (NL)
1999 Wilhelminaoord Workshop
***Bronze objects can be damaged in many ways, for example during casting or during their time of use. Often this damage was repaired using various techniques. In this paper, some examples of ancient repairs and their techniques are described and illustrated with examples published in the literature.

Metalworking: Omega fibula

Ratna Drost (NL)

The fibula was worn by both men, women and children. The more elaborated ones with gems or precious stones, were made for the rich upper-class. One of the easiest fibulae easiest to make, is the ‘omega’ fibula. The Romans were very fond of jewelry. Women as well as men, wore rings, bracelets and necklaces. A special, but at the same time ordinary, piece of jewelry was the ‘fibula’.

Ein Sofa für den Keltenfürsten

BINGGELI, M., and D. SANDER, "Ein Sofa für den Keltenfürsten", Archäologie in Deutschland, issue 1, Stuttgart, Theiss Verlag, pp. 24-27, 2012.

Conference: Accidental and Experimental Archaeometallurgy

Ruth Fillery Travis (UK)

The Historical Metallurgy Society’s Annual Conference, 2-3 September 2010
The Historical Metallurgy Society was established in the early 1970s and is dedicated to providing a forum for the exchange of knowledge and the dissemination of research on the metallurgical practices of the past...

Zur Herstellung des Votivblechs von Thun-Allmendingen

BINGGELI, M., and R. SCHATZMANN, "Zur Herstellung des Votivblechs von Thun-Allmendingen", Das römische Heiligtum von Thun-Allmendingen, die Regio Lindensis und die Alpen, Bern, Verlag Bernisches Historisches Museum, pp. 85-87, 2009.

La broche à rôtir articulée de Port-Sainte-Foy

BAUMANS, L., and C. CHEVILLOT, "La broche à rôtir articulée de Port-Sainte-Foy", euroREA. Journal for (Re)construction and Experiment in Archaeology, vol. 2006, issue 4, Hradec Králové, EXARC, pp. 61-67, 2007.


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