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ASM Handbook

Metallography and Microstructures

Edited by
George F. Vander Voort
George F. Vander Voort
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ASM International
Volume
9
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-177-1
Publication date:
2004
Book Chapter

Metallography of Archaeological Alloys

By
M.L. Wayman
M.L. Wayman
University of Alberta
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Published:
2004
Page range:
468 - 477
Publication history
November 01, 2004

Abstract

Archaeometallurgists use metallography to reveal and interpret the microstructures of objects, in conjunction with the results of their chemical analyses and microanalyses. This article describes a number of special problems that occur while performing metallographic analyses on archaeological materials. It also presents case studies, with examples that illustrate situations where metallography has contributed to archaeometallurgical studies.

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M.L. Wayman, 2004. "Metallography of Archaeological Alloys", Metallography and Microstructures, George F. Vander Voort

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