Smelted Iron

Some articles on iron, smelted iron:

History Of Metallurgy In The Indian Subcontinent - Archaeology
... Chakrabarti (1976) has identified six early iron-using centres in India Baluchistan, the Northwest, the Indo-Gangetic divide and the upper Gangetic valley, eastern India, Malwa and Berar in central ... The central Indian region seems to be the earliest iron-using centre ... According to Tewari, iron using and iron "was prevalent in the Central Ganga Plain and the Eastern Vindhyas from the early second millennium BC." The earliest evidence for smelted iron ...
Dagger - Early History
... revealed two daggers, one with a gold blade, and one of smelted iron ... Iron ore was not found in Egypt, making the iron dagger rare, and the context suggests that the iron dagger was valued on a level equal to that of its ceremonial gold counterpart ... One of the earliest objects made of smelted iron dates is a dagger dating to before 2000 BC, found in a context that suggests it was treated as an ornamental object of great value ...
History Of Metallurgy In The Indian Subcontinent - Archaeology - Indus Valley Civilization
... The early use of iron may have developed from the practice of copper-smelting ... While there is to date no proven evidence for smelted iron in the Indus Valley Civilization, iron ore and iron items have been unearthed in eight Indus Valley sites, some of them dating to before 2600 BCE ... the possibility that some of these items were made of smelted iron, and the term "krsna ayas" might possibly also refer to these iron items, even if they are not ...

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