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Tin sources for prehistoric bronze production in Ireland

  • P. Budd (a1), D. Gale (a1), R. A. F. Ixer (a2) and R. G. Thomas (a3)
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Ireland is important in the early metallurgy of northwest Europe, for it has given us a large majority of the Early Bronze Age artefacts from the whole British Isles. Is there tinore to have been mined in early Ireland to produce this bronze or must it have come from elsewhere?

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