Clay Mold for Casting Copper

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 19 February 2019

Such molds appeared for the very first time during the late Chalcolithic period. Their use indicates a trend towards mass production and consumption of copper goods. Late Chalcolithic period, 4000-3600 BCE. From Hujayrat al-Ghuzlan, north of modern-day Aqaba, Jordan. (The Jordan Museum, Amman, Jordan).


About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2019, February 19). Clay Mold for Casting Copper. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10056/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Clay Mold for Casting Copper." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 19, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10056/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Clay Mold for Casting Copper." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 19 Feb 2019. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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