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Old and New World Spanish Majolica Technology
Majolica pottery is an earthenware covered with lead glaze opacified and whitened by adding a small percentage of tin oxide. The technology of majolica production, a Muslim contribution, wasExpand
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Determination of the Radiocarbon Age of Parchment of the Vinland Map
The Vinland Map, drawn on a 27.8 x 41.0 cm parchment bifolium, is housed in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University. In the northwest Atlantic Ocean, it shows the Island ofExpand
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Carbon-14 dating of an iron bloom associated with the voyages of Sir Martin Frobisher
This paper recounts the history of the iron bloom associated with the English Elizabethan explorer Sir Martin Frobisher who made 3 voyages to the North American mainland in the 1570's. SpecificallyExpand
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Compositional identification of Seville majolica at overseas sites
This study reports compositional data for the first majolica ceramics excavated from a 16th-century kiln site in the Sevillian suburb of Triana. Instrumental neutron activation analysis (INAA) of 63Expand
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Characterization of Medieval Window Glass by Neutron Activation Analysis
Recent research by a growing number of workers is demonstrating that neutron activation analysis can provide valuable assistance in establishing the provenance of potsherds; coins and other metalExpand
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Evidence that the Vinland Map is medieval.
  • J. Olin
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Analytical chemistry
  • 24 October 2003
The Vinland Map has been proposed to date to the mid-fifteenth century and is significant in showing the north Atlantic area of what is now North America about 50 years before the voyages ofExpand
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Without Comparative Studies of Inks , What Do We Know About the Vinland Map ?
The element titanium has been identified in a number of inks from historical documents. However, no further analyses of these inks have been carried out in order to determine in what molecular formExpand
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The Vinland Map: Transmission Electron Micrograph of the Ink
evidence that the Vinland Map is a modern forgery is not supported by the bi -pyramidal shape of the anatase crystals shown in the telectron micrograph of the ink of the Map. The proposed presence ofExpand
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