Archaeometric studies on early medieval silver jewellery from Central and Eastern Europe

  title={Archaeometric studies on early medieval silver jewellery from Central and Eastern Europe},
  author={Ewelina Agnieszka Miśta-Jakubowska and Renata Czech Błońska and Władysław Duczko and Aneta Maria G{\'o}jska and Paweł Kalbarczyk and Grzegorz Żabiński and Krystian Trela},
  journal={Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences},
  pages={6705 - 6723}
Scanning electron microscopy with X-ray microanalyses (SEM-EDX) was used for a technological study of silver jewellery from three hoards found in Poland. The assemblage consists of 26 artefacts from the period of formation of the first Polish state (900–1039 AD) and can be divided into three groups: West Slavic, post-Moravian and Scandinavian. Research results provide information concerning techniques used for granulation ornament and the provenance of raw silver. Elemental composition changes… 

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