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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