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7,000-year-old copper awl reveals secret past of metallurgy in the Middle East

By Jessica McMathis / September 11, 2014

Researchers from the Zinman Institute of Archaeology and the University of Haifa have found that the awl unearthed during a previous excavation at Tel Tsaf, located near the Jordan River, is one of the oldest metal objects found there to date.

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Discover the material secrets of art with the September ACerS Bulletin—now online

By April Gocha / August 21, 2014

The September issue of the ACerS Bulletin is online—dig in to all the great content now!

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ACerS launches ‘New’ Art, Archaeology and Conservation Science Division

By Eileen De Guire / February 8, 2013

[flash http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/aacs_faber.flv mode=1 f={image=http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/aacs_faber.jpg}] (Updated) What do cutting edge materials research and the investigation of ancient ceramic pots have in common? More than you would probably think, and the connections are the basis of a “new” division of The American Ceramic Society. For example, Marc Walton, an ACerS member and a conservation scientist at the…

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