How the Han Empire managed the large-scale iron production: a study report of iron smelting sites in Shandong province and Henan province
This paper is mainly about a study report of several iron smelting sites in Shandong and Henan province. By analyzing archaeometallurgical remains from large-scale iron production sites, this presentation tries to clarify issues under-addressed in previous excavation reports and shed new light on the iron technology, production organization, and the management of Iron Offices of the Han Empire that led to the developmental peak of iron industry in Chinese history.
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How the Han Empire managed the large-scale iron production: a study report of iron smelting sites in Shandong province and Henan province. Zhouyu Zhang, Jianli Chen. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, British Columbia. 2017 ( tDAR id: 431118)
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