Vitreous tesserae from the calidarium mosaics of the Villa dei Quintili, Rome. Chemical composition and production technology

@inproceedings{Barca2016VitreousTF,
  title={Vitreous tesserae from the calidarium mosaics of the Villa dei Quintili, Rome. Chemical composition and production technology},
  author={Donatella Barca and Elena Basso and Danilo Bersani and Giulia Galli and Claudia Invernizzi and Mauro Francesco La Russa and Pier Paolo Lottici and Marco Malagodi and Silvestro Antonio Ruffolo},
  year={2016}
}
Abstract The archaeological excavation of the Villa dei Quintili in Rome (2nd century AD) brought to light one of the most impressive residential complexes of the Roman Empire. Among the astonishing number of findings, inside and outside the buildings, a large amount of glass mosaic tesserae were gathered from the thermal bath environments. This work reports the results of a microtextural and microchemical characterization of 29 colored opaque glass tesserae, by using an analytical approach… CONTINUE READING