Source:Alfonso Caso:Lapidary Work, Goldwork, and Copperwork from Oaxaca:917:All metalworking techniques from Old World are found in the New World

Caso: "all the techniques known in antiquity for working precious metals were employed in Mexico"

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Caso: "all the techniques known in antiquity for working precious metals were employed in Mexico"

Mexican archaeologist Alfonso Caso:

[A]ll the techniques known in antiquity [in the Old World] for working precious metals were empolyed in Mexico, and especially in Oaxaca. The great difference between the Old and New Worlds lies in the date at which these processes were discovered.[1]

Notes

  1. ↑ Alfonso Caso, "Lapidary Workd, Goldwork, and Copperwork from Oaxaca," in Wauchope and Willy, Handbook of Middle American Indians, 3:917. Cited in John L. Sorenson, Mormon's Codex (Salt Lake City, Utah: Neal A. Maxwell Institute, 2013), 340. ISBN 9781609073992..