3.094 | Spring 2004 | Undergraduate

Materials in Human Experience


Lechtman, Heather. “The Andean World” (chapter 1), and “Cloth and Metal: The Culture of Technology” (chapter 2). In Andean Art at Dumbarton Oaks. Edited by Elizabeth Boone. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection, July 1, 1996, pp. 15-43. ISBN: 9780884022251.

———. “Technologies of Power - The Andean Case.” In Configurations of Power in Complex Society. Edited by John S. Henderson, and Patricia J. Netherly. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1993, pp. 244-280.

———. “Traditions and Styles in Central Andean Metalworking.” In The Beginning of the Use of Metals and Alloys. Edited by Robert Maddin. Cambridge: MIT Press, August 30, 1988, pp. 344-378. ISBN: 9780262132329.

———. “PreColumbian Surface Metallurgy.” Scientific American 250 (1984): 56-63.

———. “Afterward.” In The Social Dynamics of Technology: Practice, Politics and World Views. Edited by Marcia-Anne Dobres, and Christopher R. Hoffman. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Books, May 1, 1999, pp. 223-232. ISBN: 9781560989097.

———. “Arsenic Bronze: Dirty Copper or Chosen Alloy?” Journal of Field Archaeology 23 (1996): 477-514.

Lechtman, Heather, and Sabine Klein. “The Production of Copper-Arsenic Alloys (Arsenic Bronze) by Cosmelting: Modern Experiment, Ancient Practice.” Journal of Archaeological Science 26, no. 5 (1999): 497-526.

Lechtman, Heather. “Architectural Cramps at Tiwanaku: Copper-Arsenic-Nickel Bronze.” In Metallurgica Antiqua. Edited by Thilo Rehren, Andreas Hauptmann, and James Muhly. Vol. 8, Der Anscnitt. Bochum: Selbstverlag des Deutschen Bergbau Museum, 1998, pp. 77-92. ISBN: 3921533600.

Shimada, Izumi., and John F. Merkel. “Copper-Alloy Metallurgy in Ancient Peru.” Scientific American 256 (1991): 80-86.

Oliver, José R. “Gold Symbolism among Caribbean Chiefdoms.” In PreColumbian Gold: Technology, Style and Iconography. Edited by Colin McEwan. London: British Museum Press, 2000, pp. 196-219. ISBN: 9780714125343.