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New blog online by Mariana Pinto: A Brief History of Making Copper Objects. Part 1: Extraction and Preparation

New Artechne blog online by our PhD candidate Mariana Pinto on techniques in the making of ancient copper objects and how they can be recognized by visual examination of the object: Link

Cuprite with malachite from the Democratic Republic of Congo (Photo by Didier Descouens, image from Wikimedia Commons).

Native Copper from the Keweenaw Peninsula Michigan (Photo by John Mortimore, image from Wikimedia Commons).