Modern Analytical Methods in Art and Archaeology – #BK-208



edited by Enrico Ciliberto & Giuseppe Spoto

The use of analytical methods concerning works of art and archaeological artifacts contributes in various ways to the growth of many scientific and non-scientific areas. This text presents a large number of examples and applications to art and archaeology along with new methodological and technological tools available, and provides important insight into areas of archaeometry and conservation applicable to art works and ancient artifacts. Coverage includes elemental analysis, structural and molecular analysis, isotope analysis, dating and provenance methods, and data handling and statistical analysis. Self-contained chapters are individually written by experts in the field being discussed and are geared to diverse interests and requirements.