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TimeLine Auctions Free Seminar:

'Scientific Investigation of ​Artefacts in the A​rms and ​A​rmour Wo​r​ld'

By Dr. Brian Gilmour


Dr. Gilmour of the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, at the University of Oxford. His research interests include the metallurgy of historical edged weapons and of ferrous metals, and he is the archaeo-metallurgical researcher at the Royal Armouries, Tower of London. He has written widely on aspects of Anglo-Saxon Ferrous Technology and contributed to several archaeological reports including the Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Castledyke, Barton-on-Humber, Lincolnshire. He has been the Academic Visitor for Material Science-Based Archaeology Group.

Dr. Gilmour is a member of the committee of the Historical Metallurgical Society. He has collaborated with other academics in research projects and publications, including with Professor James Allan Persian Steel. The Tanavoli Collection, Oxford Studies in Islamic Art, vol.XV (Oxford 2000).​ ​In association with Dr. Peter Northover, he has published many reports and research papers including Excavations at Baldock 1978-1994, The Chetwode Quadrant A Medieval Unequal-Hour Instrument, The Zutphen Quadrant A Very Early Equal-Hour Instrument Excavated in The Netherlands, Historic England’s Archaeometallurgy - Guidelines for Best Practice, and Tainted Ores and the Rise of Tin Bronzes in Eurasia, c. 6500 years ago in Antiquity.

Starts 6pm, 22nd May 2017:
Auction Champagne reception
The Emmanuel Centre
The Upper Hall
Marsham Street
Westminster
London, SW1P 3DW


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