Vol. 25 No. 2 (2020): METALLA
The article of Rose, Henning and Klein describes the experimental archaeological approach to explore the fractionation of copper isotopes during smelting. The smelting experiments based on archaeological evidence from the Eastern Alps and ethnographic examples from Nepal.
The contribution of Stöllner and Gontscharov discusses the Bronze Age metal evidence in Central Asia based on a vast study of metals of from Kazakhstan to gain a better understanding about the Chernykh Model of the West-Asian-Metallurgical Province (WAMP).
The article by Chugarev, Merkel and Zaytseva represents the results of the first lead isotope investigation in this period and area. Thirty-eight non-ferrous artefacts from medieval rural sites of the Suzdal region (Kievan Rus') were characterised isotopically and elementally.