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

Weeks, Lloyd
March 1999
Antiquity;Mar1999, Vol. 73 Issue 279, p49
Academic Journal
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.


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