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The production of silver in Monte Romero, a 7th century B.C. workshop in Huelva, Spain

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V. Kassianidou

Abstract

The site of Monte Romero, a metallurgical workshop dedicated to the extractive metallurgy of silver, is the subject of this paper. It differs from sites such as Rio Tinto in that it was occupies for a short period only, which, based on the pottery, dates from the second half of the 7th century B.C. to the beginning of the 6th century B.C. The archaeometallurgical finds from the site, therefore, offer a unique opportunity to study the technology of this period and to understand how silver was produced.
Keywords: archaeometallurgy silver 
How to Cite: Kassianidou, V., (1993). The production of silver in Monte Romero, a 7th century B.C. workshop in Huelva, Spain. Papers from the Institute of Archaeology. 4, pp.37–47. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/pia.47
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Published on 15 Nov 1993.
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