Most of the Hama objects formed by hammering still have visible hammermarks that were not removed in the finishing processes. ... The boxa#39;s form was achieved by cutting, folding and then joining the seams with silver solder. ... composition of 729c silver and 289c copper melts at 779Ad C; this temperature is more than 100Ad lower than the melting point of sterling silver (92.59c silver, 7.59? copper).2aquot; Nine anbsp;...
|Title||:||Ecclesiastical Silver Plate in Sixth-century Byzantium|
|Author||:||Susan A. Boyd, Marlia Mundell Mango, Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.), Dumbarton Oaks|
|Publisher||:||Dumbarton Oaks - 1992|