Project

Archaeometrical research of painted objects

Duration
01 February 2008 → 31 January 2014
Funding
Ghent University funding
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Archaeology
    • Theory and methodology of archaeology
    • Other history and archaeology
    • Art studies and sciences
  • Natural sciences
    • Analytical chemistry
    • Geology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Pharmaceutical analysis and quality assurance
Keywords
archaeological questions interdisciplinary research archaeometry
 
Project description

This research project is situated on the border between natural sciences, archaeology and art-history and contains the examination of painted objects. Different methods of analysis are used to investigate pigments, binders and supports. This project tries to solve different types of questions on objects from different periods (prehistory, middle ages, antiquity) and locations.