Scientific methods and cultural heritage : an introduction to the application of materials science to archaeometry and conservation science / Gilberto Artioli ; with contributions from I. Angelini ... [et al.].

Title: 
Scientific methods and cultural heritage : an introduction to the application of materials science to archaeometry and conservation science / Gilberto Artioli ; with contributions from I. Angelini ... [et al.].
Author/Artist: 
Artioli, Gilberto, 1957-
Publisher: 
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Description: 
xiv, 536 p. : ill. (some col.) 26 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
133634
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
CC135.A785 2010z
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [438]-506) and index.
Artioli provides an introduction to the methods and rationales of the scientific investigation of cultural heritage materials, with an emphasis placed on the analytical strategies, modes of operation and resulting information rather than on technicalities.
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Glass and faience: p. 278-304, col. pl. 25-38.
Contents: 
Overview of the analytical techniques --
Materials and case studies : how to meet the needs --
Present and future trends : analytical strategies and problems.
Glass and faience. The nature and composition of vitreous materials --
Source materials and manufacturing techniques --
Glass alteration and degradation processes --
Analytical techniques for glass studies.
ISBN: 
0199548269
9780199548262