Application of XAFS in Archaeology

  title={Application of XAFS in Archaeology},
  author={Izumi Nakai and Mayumi Matsunaga and Masanori Adachi and K.-I. Hidaka},
X-ray fluorescence XAFS technique was successfully applied to the archaeological study to find colorant elements in old glass samples and to characterize the chemical states of iron in the ceramic sherds excavated from an archaeological site in Turkey. The origin of red color of the mosaic glass is found to be due to the colloidal copper particles in the… CONTINUE READING