As a complete neophyte on the subject, but having a deep interest, I think an open discussion of the field surrounding the term "Wootz" including "crucible steel" "patterns".etc. I know a bit about general historical research and applying it in the field. As an example, it once was part of my job to identify, or confirm prior identifications, of historical sites based on century-and-a-half-old documents and written accounts. How this relates here is that I had to learn a lot about original