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Buhen, a kiln for smelting copper excavated at the site
(images from top to bottom: lowest level; middle level; section)

after: Emery 1963: 118, fig. 1
(the kiln is about one metre in diameter)

The interpretation of the kiln as being for copper melting is open to question (Nicholson in Arnold/Bourriau 1993: 109).

Copper slag from Buhen (click on it to see a larger image)


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