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    Bronze blowpipe nozzle. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)

Bronze blowpipe nozzle

Date
Lydian
Museum
Uşak, Archaeological Museum, 1.206.96
Inventory No.
1.206.96
Material
Bronze
Object Type
Metalwork
Metalwork Type
Tool, Object Associated with Metalworking
Description
Pipe nozzle made from a sheet of bronze rolled into a tapering tube. “At the wider end of the long, tapering tube is a finely banded outflaring collar, secured to the tube by a rivet at each side” (Özgen and Öztürk 1996). Length 0.465 m, diameter of mouth 0.035 m, weight 272.3 g.
Comments
From the Lydian Treasure, provenience unknown. Probably used in the manufacture of jewelry; compare the finds from sector PN at Sardis, Greenewalt, “Gold and Silver Refining at Sardis”
Discussed
Bibliography
Özgen and Öztürk 1996, no. 221.
Author
İÖ