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PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY OF ROMAN LEAD‐GLAZED POTTERY AND ITS CONTINUANCE INTO LATE ANTIQUITY
A broad selection of Roman lead-glazed pottery dating from the first century AD through the fifth century AD was studied to establish locations of workshops and to address their technology ofExpand
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Near light correction for image relighting and 3D shape recovery
In this paper, we propose a near-light illumination model for image relighting and 3D shape recovery. Classic methods such as used by the popular RTI software from Cultural Heritage Imaging assumeExpand
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Evidence for the trade of Mesopotamian and Egyptian glass to Mycenaean Greece
The origins of raw glass used to fashion Mycenaean beads were explored using trace elements analyzed by laser ablation ICP-TOFMS. The use of this minimally destructive technique for the in-situExpand
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Application of a multi-analytical toolset to a 16th century ointment: Identification as lead plaster mixed with beeswax
Abstract During archaeological excavations of the Castle of Middelburg (Belgium), a 16th century ceramic vessel containing a greasy substance was found. A wide range of chemical techniques wasExpand
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From lapis lazuli to ultramarine blue: investigating Cennino Cennini’s recipe using sulfur K-edge XANES
Abstract As one of the most desired and expensive artists’ materials throughout history, there has long been interest in studying natural lapis lazuli. The traditional method of extracting the blueExpand
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Investigating the use of Egyptian blue in Roman Egyptian portraits and panels from Tebtunis, Egypt
The use of the pigment Egyptian blue is investigated on a corpus of fifteen mummy portraits and Roman-period paintings from Tebtunis, Egypt, housed in the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology atExpand
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ISOTOPIC DISCRIMINANTS BETWEEN LATE BRONZE AGE GLASSES FROM EGYPT AND THE NEAR EAST
This paper presents oxygen, strontium and neodymium isotopic analysis from a series of Late Bronze Age glasses from Egypt and Mesopotamia. It was found that oxygen and neodymium isotopes alone cannotExpand
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The evaporitic deposits of Lake Fazda (Wadi Natrun, Egypt) and their use in Roman glass production
In September 2006, a new field survey of Lake Fazda in Wadi Natrun (Egypt) was undertaken to characterize the extant evaporitic deposits and reconstruct how this natural system was exploited inExpand
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Material evidence for the use of Attic white-ground lekythoi ceramics in cremation burials
White-ground lekythoi ceramics offer important evidence for funeral practices in Ancient Greece (5th century BC). The images painted-on these oil containers provide the best visual narrative for theExpand
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The analysis of late Bronze Age glass from Nuzi and the question of the origin of glass-making
This paper re-analyses a considerable corpus of glass from the Late Bronze Age site of Nuzi, found near Kirkuk in Iraq. SEM–WDS and Sr and Nd isotopic analysis were applied, in addition toExpand
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