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Table 1 Chemical composition of the sword and the silver sheet

From: Characterization of the microstructural features and the rust layers of an archaeological iron sword in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo (380–500 A.D.)

The area Method Spectrum Fe Si Al Ca P C Ag Cu AS
The sword SEM–EDS Spectrum 1 96 3.2 0.8       
Spectrum 2 99 0.4        
Spectrum 3 94 3.6 1.1 0.8 0.4     
CSA Spectrum 1       0.4    
Spectrum 2       0.5    
The silver sheet pXRF Spectrum 1        96 2.9 0.3
Spectrum 2        96 3.2 0.3
Spectrum 3        97 2.7 0.3