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Rozwój technologii wytwarzania noży w średniowiecznym Wrocławiu w świetle badań metaloznawczych = The development of technology of knifes production in medieval Wrocław based on metallographic investigations


Przegląd Archeologiczny T. 62 (2014)


Miazga, Beata


Instytut Archeologii i Etnologii Polskiej Akademii Nauk ; Ośrodek Badań nad Kulturą Późnego Antyku i Wczesnego Średniowiecza

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Middle Ages ; knife ; technology ; microhardness ; microscopic observations


The metallographic examinations of the medieval knives from Wrocław were very useful in the determination of the technology of their production. The analysed knives come from several archaeological sites: early Middle Age (the Cathedral Island) and late medieval (the New Market Square). Investigation of the microhardness and microscopic observations of the items distinguished the various technologies of the knife’s manufacture. However, various properties of the knives do not correspond with their chronology, what was confirmed by the production of both soft and hard-blade knives at the same time


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