Copper "Oxhide" Ingot, Uluburun Shipwreck

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Martin Bahman
published on 11 September 2017

A copper "oxhide" ingot from the Bronze Age Uluburun shipwreck, 1330-1300 BCE. The ship sank off the coast of Lycia and contained, amongst other cargo, ten tons of copper ingots. (Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, Turkey)

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