Separate essays on this web site are devoted to Ancient Metallurgy and to The Metal Ages.The important point for present purposes is that in most parts of the world copper and bronze objects were expensive and more showy than useful, while later iron was strong enough and cheap enough to be used for agricultural and building tools and for weaponry in large enough quantities that huge and lethal armies could be equipped. Throughout the ancient world, the primary role of bronze objects was as symbols of elite status.I launched this website in 2001, and by continuing to study Asian Art and listing some of my Buddhas for sale here, I have sold over 3,500 items.I have Buddhas for sale that are Antique Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain bronze sculptures from Thailand, Burma, Laos, Cambodia, Nepal, Tibet, Mongolia, China, Japan, Korea, Sri Lanka, India, and Indonesia.After the sidereal month value is known it is then a simple matter for astronomers to calculate that the earth is moving approximately 1 degree per day around the sun, and through more careful observations to deduce there is an eclipse season every 6.511 draconic months, this being a time period a time period equivalent to 6 synodic months.Other parameters important for predicting eclipses are the 5.1 degree angle of inclination of the moon’s orbit, and the 9.3/18.6 year lunar nutation cycle.
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ABSTRACT: This paper summarizes the experimental results concerning the Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (EDXRF) analysis of patinas on two Riace Bronzes, kept in the National Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria (Calabria, Southern Italy).
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