TITLE

Lead isotope analyses from Tell Abraq, United Arab Emirates: New data regarding the `tin problem'

AUTHOR(S)
Weeks, Lloyd
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Antiquity;Mar1999, Vol. 73 Issue 279, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses evidence for the earliest use and trade of tin and bronze in Western Asia. Background on the tin problem; Archaeological evidence for early bronzes; Geological research on tin deposits in Western Asia; Texts referring to the Bronze Age tin trade; Lead isotope analysis; Evidence from southeastern Arabia.
ACCESSION #
1743701

 

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