Artwork by artists Lorraine Whelan & James Hayes
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Umha Aois 2017 - Bronze Age Mining, Smelting and Casting

The Ireland-based experimental archaeology group Umha Aois will be holding a casting and smelting demonstration at Allihies Co. Cork, Sat. 19th and Sun. 20th August as part of Heritage Week.

While the focus is on smelting and ore-processing, the use of the clay moulds and charcoal pit-furnaces will give spectators and participants a fascinating insight into a wide range of ancient metalworking techniques - carried out in Ireland 4,000 years ago. The event near the village hall is open to the public from 11am to 5pm, following a guided walk of the Allihies mines by Theo Dahlke.



Artwork by artists Lorraine Whelan & James Hayes