Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Again the Kingdom of Edom

...makes the news. Though archaeological matters always grab my attention, new findings on metal factories and copper production are especially intriguing. Certainly this interest largely comes from living in a mining town where copper and zinc are extracted; however, the idea that people in Edom were pouring metal into molds at around the 11th century BC leaves me looking sidelong at our own chisels and axes.

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