Ancient Amphora Analysis
A multi-analytical approach sheds light on Roman ceramic fragments
Lauren Robertson | | Quick Read
Traditionally, the manufacturing processes and provenance behind ceramic materials is studied by interpreting the typology of an object. However, in many cases, this is simply not possible – often because only small fragments are available for analysis. Now, a group of researchers has developed a new, multi-analytical method for analysing less than 1g of ancient pottery shard samples (1).
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