The glass mosaics tesserae of “Villa del Casale” (Piazza Armerina, Italy): a multi-technique archaeometric study

@article{Bella2013TheGM,
  title={The glass mosaics tesserae of “Villa del Casale” (Piazza Armerina, Italy): a multi-technique archaeometric study},
  author={M. D. Bella and S. Quartieri and G. Sabatino and F. Santalucia and M. Triscari},
  journal={Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={6},
  pages={345-362}
}
  • M. D. Bella, S. Quartieri, +2 authors M. Triscari
  • Published 2013
  • Materials Science
  • Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences
  • A wide selection of glass tesserae from mosaics of the Roman “Villa del Casale” (Piazza Armerina, Enna, Italy) were characterized from a chemical and textural perspective, with the aim of providing archaeometric information about the raw materials and manufacturing techniques utilized at this archaeological site of utmost importance. The studied samples are vitreous colored tesserae, both opaque and transparent. The textures and chemical compositions of the coloring and opacifying agents were… CONTINUE READING
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