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  • The Mastery and Uses of Fire in Antiquity

    Because pyrotechnology was considered a demeaning craft, there is very little about its practice in ancient texts; our knowledge of early developments is based almost entirely on interpretation of artifacts recovered by archaeology during the past century and a half. Literature in archaeology and anthropology, however, tends to concentrate on the artifact found rather than on how it was produced - on the pot or spearhead rather than the kiln or furnace. There is thus surprisingly little information on the practice and importance of pyrotechnolo...

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  • Ancient Egyptian Metallurgy (Classic Reprint)

    Excerpt from Ancient Egyptian MetallurgyThe first year of the war he invented, and superintended, the manufacture of the "Garland" grenade, sending 174,000 to the Dardanelles and Gallipoli.In October, 1916, he left Cairo for Arabia, where he trekked in the desert disguised as an Arab, destroying the Turkish Railway. He was awarded the O.B.E., M.C., the Arabian order "El Nahdeh," and twice the "Order of the Nile," and was mentioned in despatches several times.After the War he was with Lord Allenby at the "Residency," Cairo, as Director of the Ar...

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  • The Mastery and Uses of Fire in Antiquity

    The material fabric of nearly all settled civilizations exists largely because of pyrotechnology - the generation, control, and application of the heat from fire to change the properties of materials. The technological achievements that make

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  • Technological Wonders of Classical Greek Antiquity

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