The metallurgy and technology of gold and platinum among the pre-Columbian Indians, by Paul Bergsoe, Copenhagen. English translation by F.C. Reynolds.

; Reynolds, F. C
Kobenhavn, Danmarks naturvidenskabelige samfund, i kommission hos G.E.C. Gad, 1937.

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Other Title Pre-Columbian Indians.
Other Authors Reynolds, F. C.
Subjects Gold -- Metallurgy.
Goldwork -- Ecuador.
Indians of South America -- Ecuador -- Antiquities.
Indians of South America -- Ecuador -- Art.
Jewelry, Ancient.
Description 44, [1] p. incl. illus., tables. plates. 25 cm.
Contents Description of material from Atacames and La Tolita.--Metallurgical examination of the material.--The first gold smelting carried out by the Indians.--Platinum in coherent form.--The economic side of the problem.--Tools.--Wire-drawing.--Welding.--The hardness of the metals.--Civilization and culture.--Summary (p. 43-44)--Literature (p. [45])
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