Are these nails coming from Sardinia or Mallorca?
One of the major problems in the...
The excavation and the study of the remainings of a lead workshop close to Sion, Switzerland, raise the question about the provenance of the metal. Is there a local lead production during Roman times in the Wallis area?
Based on the determination of lead-isotopes and of the chemical composition of almost 100 pieces of this masterpiece of medieval silverwork, this study gives insights to the circulation of silver and the organisation of silversmithing workshops during the Middle Ages (11th and 12th centuries).