Regional patterns in medieval European glass composition as a provenancing tool

  title={Regional patterns in medieval European glass composition as a provenancing tool},
  author={L. W. Adlington and I. C. Freestone and J. Kunicki-Goldfinger and T. Ayers and H. Gilderdale Scott and A. Eavis},
  journal={Journal of Archaeological Science},
  • L.W. Adlington, I.C. Freestone, +3 authors A. Eavis
  • Published 2019
  • Geography
  • Journal of Archaeological Science
Abstract A legacy dataset of 1329 major element analyses of medieval glass (12th-15th centuries) has been compiled and analysed for geographical distribution of compositional characteristics. Three regional compositional types may be distinguished using simple elemental plots, associated with glass production in northwestern France, in the region around the Rhine, and in central Europe. Distribution maps are presented to aid interpretation and use of the data. The application of the approach is… Expand
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