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Precious Metal Objects of the Middle Sicán

A Peruvian culture older than the Incas made unprecedented use of gold and other metals. Studies of Sicán metalworking techniques offer hints about this mysterious society

January 1, 2005 — Izumi Shimada and Jo Ann Griffin

Precious Metal Objects of the Middle Sicán

A Peruvian culture older than the Incas made unprecedented use of gold and other metals. Studies of Sicán metalworking techniques offer hints about this mysterious society

April 1, 1994 — Izumi Shimada and Jo Ann Griffin

Copper-Alloy Metallurgy in Ancient Peru

More than 1,000 years ago civilization in South America was forged out of copper alloys. Recent excavations have revealed many aspects of copper-alloy metallurgy, from mining to smelting to metalworking

July 1, 1991 — Izumi Shimada and John F. Merkel

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