Metallurgy is the science and technology of producing and refining metals.

This page covers the archaeology of metallurgy in Southeast Asia, including the so-called Bronze and Iron Ages of Southeast Asia. It also includes information on metal artefacts, made from bronze, iron, silver and gold, as well as jewellery.

In this page are some recommended books, an image gallery, and an archive of news stories related to epigraphy in Southeast Asia. You may also wish to check out the Online Lecture Library and recent academic papers for more up-to-date research.

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Metallurgy and Archaeological Metals in the News

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