Ancient Metals

Ancient & Historic Metals: Conservation and Scientific Research

Ancient & Historic Metals: Conservation and Scientific Research
by David A. Scott, Jerry Podany, Brian B. Considine
English | 1995 | ISBN: 0892362316 | 316 pages | PDF | 13 MB
Ancient Mesopotamian Materials and Industries: The Archaeological Evidence

Ancient Mesopotamian Materials and Industries: The Archaeological Evidence by P. R. S. Moorey
Eisenbrauns | November 1, 1999 | English | ISBN: 1575060426 | 436 pages | PDF | 27 MB

This is the first systematic attempt to survey in detail the archaeological evidence for the crafts and craftsmanship of the Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians in ancient Mesopotamia (c. 8000-300 BC). P.R.S. Moorey reviews briefly the textual evidence, and goes on to examine in detail a wide range of crafts and materials: stones, both common and ornamental, animal products, ceramics, glazed materials and glass, metals, and building materials.
Mining and Quarrying in the Ancient Andes: Sociopolitical, Economic, and Symbolic Dimensions (repost)

Mining and Quarrying in the Ancient Andes: Sociopolitical, Economic, and Symbolic Dimensions by Nicholas Tripcevich and Kevin J. Vaughn
English | ISBN: 146145199X | 2012 | PDF | 359 pages | 11,5 MB

Over the millennia, from stone tools among early foragers to clays to prized metals and mineral pigments used by later groups, mineral resources have had a pronounced role in the Andean world. Archaeologists have used a variety of analytical techniques on the materials that ancient peoples procured from the earth.
David A. Scott, "Metallography and Microstructure in Ancient and Historic Metals" (repost)

David A. Scott, "Metallography and Microstructure in Ancient and Historic Metals"
Publisher: J. Paul Getty | 176 Pages | ISBN: 0892361956 | English | PDF | 176 pages | 8.4 Mb

This book provides an introduction to the structure and morphology of ancient and historic metallic materials. It deals extensively with many practical matters relating to the mounting, preparation, etching, polishing, and microscopy of metallic samples and includes an account of the way in which phase diagrams can be used to assist structural interpretation. …

Egypt, Greece, and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by libr at Dec. 10, 2016
Egypt, Greece, and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean (repost)

Egypt, Greece, and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean by Charles Freeman
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0199651914 | 784 pages | PDF | 9 MB
NHK Great Nature - The United Kingdom: Power of an Ancient Land (2014)

NHK Great Nature - The United Kingdom: Power of an Ancient Land (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3755 Kbps | 28mn 59s | English AAC 125 Kbps, 2 channels | 805 MB
Genre: Documentary

On the former frontline of continental fragmentation, we discover 40,000 12-meter-high stone pillars and a river that flows upstream under a full moon.

The Shock of the Ancient: Literature and History in Early Modern France  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by DZ123 at Dec. 10, 2016
The Shock of the Ancient: Literature and History in Early Modern France

Larry F. Norman, "The Shock of the Ancient: Literature and History in Early Modern France"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0226591484 | PDF | pages: 297 | 1.2 mb
Styles of Knowing: A New History of Science from Ancient Times to the Present (repost)

Styles of Knowing: A New History of Science from Ancient Times to the Present by Chunglin Kwa
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0822961512 | 376 pages | PDF | 2 MB

Ancient Rome: An Anthology of Sources (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by DZ123 at Dec. 9, 2016
Ancient Rome: An Anthology of Sources (Repost)

R. Scott Smith, Christopher Francese, "Ancient Rome: An Anthology of Sources"
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1624660002 | PDF | pages: 582 | 3.3 mb

The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at Dec. 8, 2016
The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World

The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World by Adam Gazzaley
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0262034948 | 304 pages | EPUB | 1,3 MB