"A lopsided, six-spoke wheel"

January 2, 2017

Using a technique called "full-field photoluminiscence," researchers were able to gain insight into the manufacturing process used to a 6,000 year-old amulet from an archaeological site in Pakistan. The amulet appears to have been constructed using a process called "lost wax casting," a process still used today to construct metal scientific instruments. 

 

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This 6,000-Year-Old Amulet is the oldest example of a technology still use by NASA  

By Sarah Kaplan  

The Washington Post  

November 15, 2016 

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