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ERIC Number: EJ774958
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Aug
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
An Ancient Inca Tax and Metallurgy in Peru
Journal of Chemical Education, v84 n8 p1246 Aug 2007
The discovery of ancient Inca tax rulers and other metallurgical objects in Peru show that the ancient civilizations of the country smelted metals. The analysis shows that the smelters in Peru switched from the production of copper to silver after a tax was imposed on them by the Inca rulers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Peru