The First Materials (Stone Age and Copper—Stone Age)

  • Rolf E. Hummel


Copper Smelting Native Copper Sinai Peninsula Body Painting Copper Ingot 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rolf E. Hummel
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  1. 1.College of EngineeringUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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