Archaeometric analysis of ancient copper artefacts by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy technique
Authors: Corsi M., Cristoforetti G., Giuffrida M., Hidalgo M., Legnaioli S., Masotti L., Palleschi V., Salvetti A., Tognoni E., Vallebona C., Zanini A.
Autors Affiliation: IPCF, CNR, Appl Laser Spect Lab, I-56124 Pisa, Italy;
Univ Florence, Dept Elect Engn, I-50139 Florence, Italy;
ELEn Grp Hi Tech Laser Syst, I-50041 Florence, Italy
Abstract: Twelve archaeological copper objects from the burial site of “Fontino” cave, near Grosseto, (around 2500-2000 B.C.) were analysed using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. Qualitative results and a preliminary study of the samples’ composition are reported and used to make a quantitative estimate; based on these results, the samples were classified using principal components statistical analysis. The perspectives of using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for archaeometric analysis are also discussed.
Journal/Review: MICROCHIMICA ACTA
Volume: 152 (1-2) Pages from: 105 to: 111
KeyWords: LIBS; archeometry; copper age; spectroscopy; DOI: 10.1007/s00604-005-0388-6Citations: 50data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2023-05-28References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here