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Roman industrial area found near Suez Canal

A Graeco-Roman industrial area where amphorae, statues and tableware were produced, has been discovered near the Suez Canal in Egypt. The industrial area includes of a number of workshops for clay and bronze statues, vessels, pots and pans as well as a collection of administrative buildings, store galleries and a whole

Dead Sea Scrolls made locally

Analysis of the chemical makeup of the Dead Sea Scrolls show they were made in the area where the documents were found. Proton beams have shed new light on the origin of the longest of the Dead Sea scrolls, suggesting its parchment was manufactured locally. According to a study carried

Britain’s oldest manufacturing firm: bell foundry dates back to 1570

The Daily Mail has a posted some photos from the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London's East End, the oldest manufacturing firm in Britain. Molten bell metal – a bronze alloy of 22 per cent tin, 78 per cent copper – is poured into a mould at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in

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