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Workshop on Roman metalworking

From: Dana Goodburn-Brown <danagb<-a>
Date: Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Roman Metalworking Workshop
Feb 12-13, 2009

Experiments in making a bronze mirror and burial vessels--sand and
lost wax casting and raising. Participants are welcome to join us
for 2 days of analysis and experimentation in Roman high tin bronze
mirror, patera and ewer making. Following the discovery and
conservation of a group of High Status 1st century Roman burials
along the A2 in Kent.

Toolmarks, surface textures and X-radiography of originals and
experimental work will be compared.

The experimental workshop will take place at West Dean, Sussex. Cost
is UKP250, including materials--participants will be able to take
away sample pieces.

The workshop will be led by Dana Goodburn-Brown, Jon Privett and
Shane Wright. To register and/or request details, please contact
danagb<-a t->msn< . >com.

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