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High-tin bronze bowls and copper drums

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FREE access until May 2nd of this article by Pryce and Bellina on high-tin bronze bowls and copper drums from Khao Sek (ISEAA)

https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1WiZm8MrPrspSW

Photomicrograph is from a ‘Dong Son drum’ ( SEALIP/TH/KS/2) showing equi-axed cored microstructure, image courtesy of Pira Venunan.The article demonstrates Upper Thai-Malay Peninsula’s Bay of Bengal and the South China Sea interaction spheres. The analysis of copper-base artifacts also contributes to defining the political and economic organization of the early trading-polities that emerged during the first millennium BC.