The archaeometallurgy of iron : recent developments in archaeological and scientifc research / edited by Jiří Hošek, Henry Cleere and L̕ubomír Mihok.

Praha : Institute of Archaeology of the ASCR, c2011.
ix, 318 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Iron -- Metallurgy -- History.
Iron -- Europe -- Metallurgy -- History.
Metallurgy in archaeology -- Europe.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Europe.
Ironwork -- Europe.
Europe -- Antiquities.
Pleiner, Radomír -- Bibliography.
Summaries in Czech.
Radomír Pleiner: the magister ferrariarum at 80 / by H. Cleere
Examples of ancient bloomery furnaces and the development of iron metallurgy in Europe. A new perspective on the ancient slag-pit bloomery smelting furnace / by K. Bielenin
The canal-pit and its role in the bloomery process: the example of the Przeworsk culture furnaces in the Polish territories / by S. Orzechowski
The oldest iron-smelting furnaces in Denmark / by A. Jouttijärvi and O. Voss
Some results and questions of the archaeometallurgy in Hungary / by J. Gömöri
Some aspects of the development of Great Moravian iron metallurgy / by V. Souchopová, J. Merta and O. Merta
Norway as as a bloomery iron producer / by A. Espelund
Examples of research on ancient and early European iron forging. The chemical and metallographic analyses of the prehistoric ring from the "Bull's Rock" cave / by K. Stránský
The craft of the Dacian blacksmiths / by Ĺ. Mihok and V. G. Kotigoroshko
Early medieval knife manufacture in Britain: a comparison between rural and urban settlements (AD 400-1000) / by E. Blakelock and G. McDonnell
Metallography of knives from the medieval village of Hrdlovka and the burial ground of Zlončice, Bohemia / by J. Hošek and P. Meduna
Technological traditions in the craft of the blacksmith in old Russian Shestovitsa / by G.A. Voznesenskaya
Further metallographic studies on early armour from Churburg / by A. Williams
From Soissons to Beauvais: the use of iron in some French cathedrals / by P. Dillmann
Examples of involvement of archaeometallurgy into archaeological, historical and historical-technological research. Archaeological metallography in Russia: historiographic notes / by V.I. Zavyalov
Archaeometallography in solving historical and cultural problems / by V.I. Zavyalov, L.S. Rozanova and N.N. Terekhova
The multidisciplinary approach (archaeology and archaeometry) to bloom-smithing activities in France: examples of results from the last 20 years / by P. Fluzin, S. Bauvais, M. Berranger, G. Pagès and P. Dillmann
Examples of experimental archaeometallurgy. Cast iron from a bloomery furnace / by P. Crew, M. Charlton, P. Dillmann, P. Fluzin, C. Salter and E. Truffaut
The Celtic sword: a source of practical inspiration / by J. Lang.
"Dedicated to Professor Radomír Pleiner."
"Within this volume, several authors from both western and eastern Europe introduces in eighteen contributions recent and/or summarizing results of archaeological and scientific research into the making and working of iron in antiquity and more recent periods, along with a number of related issues. The book is divided into following sections: 1) examples of ancient bloomery furnaces and the development of iron metallurgy in Europe, 2) examples of research on ancient and early European iron forging, 3) examples of involvement of archaeometallurgy into archaeological, historical and historical-technological research, 4) examples of experimental archaeometallurgy"--Provided by publisher.
"List of R. Pleiner's publications": P. 7-28.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Pleiner, Radomír.
Hošek, Jiří.
Cleere, Henry.
Mihok, L̕ubomír .
Archeologický ústav (Akademie věd České republiky)
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