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How did the iron industry from the Iron Age to the Roman Period in Southern Britain?

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A study of smelting technology through smelting slag
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This thesis explores the transition between the Iron Age and Roman periods in Britain using one of the most survivable and data packed archaeological artefacts, iron smelting slag. By using a series of complimentary analytical methods it is possible to reconstruct the smelting process. Not just on a purely metallurgical level but also revealing some of the actions of the smelters. The transition from the Iron Age to the Roman period has been a longstanding area of discussion in European ar...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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