Traces of an iron foundry have been found in the Late Bronze Age palace at Kamid el-Loz, ancient Kamidu, at the southern end of the Beqa in Lebanon. See B. Fisch, G. Mansfeld, WR. Thiele, Kamid el-Loz 6. Die Werkstatten der spätbronzezeitlichen Paläste(Bonn: Habelt, 1985). For other evidence, see P.R.S. Moorey, Materials and Manufacture in Ancient Mesopotamia, the Evidence of Archaeology and Art (Oxford: British Archaeological Reserves ports, 1983), pp. 93–96.