Innovative Study Reveals the Genius of Ancient Chinese Bronze Makers

This Chinese knife coinage from the Eastern Zhou dynasty was used in the remarkable Chinese bronze alloy analysis study that finally revealed the hidden alloy formulas. Source: Lui et al / Antiquity Publications Ltd

After decades of effort by scientists and historians around the world, a pair of researchers from the United Kingdom have finally identified the mystery ingredients used by Chinese metallurgists in the first millennium BC to create a remarkable variety of Chinese bronze alloys. 

Source: Ancient Origins

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