The Institute of Archaeology of the CAS, Prague and the Institute of Classical Archaeology of the FA, Charles University would like to invite You to a lecture delivered by Dr. Ümit Güder (Canakkale Onsekiz Mart Universitesi, Turkey): The Archaeo-metallurgical Aspects of Iron History in Anatolia.
The lecture shall be held on Thursday, March 7th, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. in the Library of the Institute of Archaeology in Letenská street.
Invitation: PDF (partly in Czech)
Annotation of the lecture:
This lecture focuses on the history of iron production from the ore and forming it to a functional tool, briefly the history of iron metallurgy. Archaeometric studies on iron objects and metallurgical waste from several archaeological sites in Anatolia will be presented. Besides that, special interest will be put on the transformation of metallurgical techniques and interaction across different cultures.