[b-hebrew] silver refining-cupellation?

kenneth greifer greifer at hotmail.com
Sun Oct 29 19:46:27 EST 2006

In Psalm 12 and many other quotes in the Torah, the refining of  silver is 
mentioned. Can anyone explain how silver was refined in Biblical times. I 
tried to look it up and every article mentions cupellation, but none of them 
explain what it means or how it was done. Thank you.


Kenneth Greifer

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