31st International Symposium on Archaeometry

Budapest, 27 April - 1 May 1998



An International Conference on the Application of Scientific Methods and Advanced Technology in the study of Archaeological Finds and other fields of Arts and Antiquities


Program and Abstracts


26th of April, Sunday

Registration in HNM 12:00 - 22:00

Guided tour:

Hungarian Coronation Insignia 18:30 -19.00

Reception in HNM 19:00 - 22:00

Greetings by István Gedai, chief director of the Hungarian National Museum and Csanád Bálint, Director of the Archaeological Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

27th of April, Monday

Registration in HAS 8:00 - 18:00

Opening session 9:00 - 10:00

Greetings by the representatives of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Ministry of Culture and Education,

Opening address by Michael Tite, Chairman of the Standing Committee of Archaeometry Symposia and János Borszéki, Chairman of the Working Group of Archaeometry and Industrial Archaeology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Session 1. Biomaterials 1-3

Moderators: Michael Tite, László Bartosiewicz

10.00-10.20 Dudd, S. N. - Evershed, R.P., The use of stable carbon isotopes in the identification of dairy products in archaeological ceramics (78)

10.20-10.40 Stacey, R.J. - Heron, C.P. - Craig, O. E. et al., Lipids in ancient ceramics: patterns and processes (239)

10.40-11.00 Vargas-Sanders, R. - Salazar, C. Z., A study of migration in Mexican Prehispanic populations by DNA analysis (268)

Coffee break

Session 1. Biomaterials 4-8

Moderators: Günther A. Wagner, János Csapó

11.20-11.40 Evershed, R.P. - Simpson, I.A. - van Bergen, P.F. et al., Multi-molecular biomarker techniques to identify early agricultural practices in the Orkney Islands, Scotland.Evershed-Simpson (88)

11.40-12.00 Child, A.M. - Minnikin, D. E. - Ahmed, Ali M.S., Biomarkers for ancient tubercolosis (42)

12.00-12.20 Burton, J. H. - Price, D. T. - Middleton, W.D., Correlation of barium and strontium during trophic-level biopurification and its osteoarchaeological implications (35)

12.20-12.40 Young, S. M. - Van der Merwe, N. J., Evaluation of ancient diet: Dietary tracing by stable isotpe analysis of consumer tissues (263)

12.40-13.00 Tykot, Robert H.,The Origins and Dispersal of Maize Agriculture: A Review and Critical Assesment of the Isotopic Evidence (260)


Session 1. Biomaterials 9-10

Session 4.a Provenance metals 1-4

Moderators: R. P. Evershed, Zsófia Medzihradszky

14.10-14.30 Burger, J. - Grosskopf, B. - Hummel, S. et al., DNA techniques in archaeometry - News and progresses (34)

14.30-14.50 Price, D. T., Strontium Isotopes and the Bell-Beaker Period: evidences of residential mobility (205)

14.50-15.10 Gegus, E., Archievement in spectroscopic investigation of archaelogical metal objects in Hungary (102)

15.10-15.30 Gondonneau, A. - Roux, C. - Guerra, M.F. et al., The Muslim conquest and the routes of gold. A new approach (108)

15.30-15.50 Dillmann, P. - Fluzin, P. - Chevallier, P., Application of synchrotron microdiffraction coupled with X-ray fluorescence microprobe to the determination of the iron making processes by identification of inclusion in archaeological artefacts (73)

15.50-16.10 Adriaens, A. - Earl, B. - Özbal, H. - Yener, K.A., Tin bronze metallurgy in transformation: analytical investigation of crucible fragments from Tell Judaidah, Amuq /Turkey/, Dating to circa 3000-2900 BC (1)

Coffee break

Session 2. Dating 1-5

Moderators: Ay Melek Özer, Ede Hertelendi

16:30-16.50 Gläser, R., The process of neolithization of SE-Europe according to 14 C-dates (105)

16.50-17.10 Bassiakos, Y. - Doumas, C., ESR spectroscopy of calcitic encrustations on archaeological finds, serving as authenticity test (14)

17.10-17.30 Zhilin, M. G., C-14 dating of the Mesolithic of East European forest zone /A critical review/ (287)

17.30-17.50 Korac, M. - Ognjanovic, Z. - Dugandzic, F. An approach to dating based on the expert system technology (151)

17.50-18.10 Zacharias, N. - Michael, C.T. - Dimotikali, D. et al., A modified TL technique (Foil technique) for dating calcite shells from an Upper Pleistocene Marine (285)

28th of April, Tuesday

8:00 8:40 Installation of posters for PS 1

Sessions Biomaterials, Dating, Provenance

Session 4a. Provenance metals 5-10

Moderators: Ernst Pernicka, Márta Járó

8.40-9.00 Ryndina, Natalia., On casting mould of the Northern-East Balkan Eneolithic (219)

9.00-9.20 Eniosova, N., Casting moulds from the Upper Dnieper Region /10th-11th centuries A.D./ (84)

9.20-9.40 Liversage, D. - Pernicka, E., An industry in crisis? Changes in bronze composition near the end of the Hungarian Bronze Age (163)

9.40-10.00 Özbal, H. - Adriaens, M. A. - Earl, B., Minor metallic components associated with Anatolian copper and bronze artifacts: indications of the utilization of polymetallic ores (187)

10.00-10.20 Gillis, C. - Stos-Gale, Z. - Gale, N.., Metal sources at Asine in the Greek Argolid:a diachronic analysis of metal sources using LIA (103)

10.20-10.40 Prohászka, M., Technical aspects on Greek mirrors from Southern Italy (206)

Coffee break

Session 3 Field archaeology 1-3

Moderators Alain Tabbagh, Péter Márton

11.00-11.20 Garrison, E. - Serman, N. - Schneider, K.) (Archaeological prospection using GPR and Cryogenic Soil Probes (98)

11.20-11.40 Barba, L. - Ortiz, A., Geophysical studies of archaeological structures under the pavement at Mexico city (11)

11.40-12.00 Hesse, A. - Andrieux, P. - Atya, M. et al., Archaeological and geophysical survey for the Heptastadium in Alexandria: a new hypothesis (120)

Posters 1. 12:00 13:00

Sessions Biomaterials, Dating, Provenance


Session 4a. Provenance metals 11-14

Session 4b. Provenance pottery 1-2

Moderators: Suzanne Young, László Költő

14.10-14.30 Klein, S. - Brey, G.- von Kaenel, H-M. et al., Chemical characterization of roman brass and copper coins from Rome /Tiber/, Italy (148)

14.30-14.50 Wang, Q. - Merkel, J., Study of black layer on ancient Chinese bronzes (294)

14.50-15.10 Eremin, K., Non-destructive analysis of copper alloy artefacts from Pagan Norse graves in Scotland (86)

15.10-15.30 Tóth, A. - Járó, M., Alternate methods of EPMA characterisation of gilt silver metal threads (254)

15.30-15.50 Gunneweg, J. - Balla, M., Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis and Eastern Terra Sigillata-II. Pottery Revisited (113)

15.50-16.10 Hayashida, F. - Glascock, M. - Neff, H et al., Technology and organization of Inka pottery production: neutron activation analysis and Mössbauer spectroscopy studies (292)

Coffee break

Session 3. Field archaeology 4-8

Moderators: Ron Farquhar, Miklós Pattantyús

16.30-16.50 Scurtu, F., The geophysical image of a part of the Respublica Municipii Septimi Porolissensium in Dacia (231)

16.50-17.10 Sarris, A. - Maragou, L. - Gkiourou, A. et al., The Island of Amorgos: Micro-scale & Macro-scale Remote Sensing (223)

17.10-17.30 Schiegl, S., Diagenetic processes in fossil wood ash deposits in Kebara and Hayonim Caves (Israel) (226)

17.30-17.50 Kadereit, A. - Lang, A. - Wagner, G.A., Colluvial sediments near archaeological sites as a key to the past landscape evolution under human impact - a geoarchaeological case study from the Kraichgau Hills in Southern Germany (142)

17.50-18.10 Puszta S., Magnetic Prospecting in the Proximity of the Town (Problems of data collection and processing) (208)

Organ Concert

19.30-20:00 In Matthias Church

29th of April, Wednesday

Theme Session: Experimental archaeology and its impact on scientific archaeology

Moderators: Peter Reynolds, Elisabeth Jerem

9.00-9.20 Beck, C.W. - Stout, E.C. - Lee, K., Ancient pine tar technology: correlations between manufacturing methods and composition (18)

9.20-9.40 Eccleston, M. - Ottaway, B.S. - Scordara, M. et al.) (Metallographic examination of Sand Cast Copper and Bronze (80)

9.40-10.00 Poroszlai, I. - Jerem, E., Experimental results from the Százhalombatta Archaeological Park (204)

10.00-10.20 Iovino, M. R., Processing fishes with obsidian tools: a description of the experimental microwear (132)

10.20-10.40 Wolf, S., Technical investigation of bricks from St. Urban (13th century Cistercian monastery, Lucerne, Switzerland): first results of a firing experiment (283)

Coffee break

Poster Discussion 1.

12:00 13:00 Sessions Biomaterials, Dating, Provenance

Discussion moderators: M. Tite, G. Wagner, P. Meyers, E. Gegus


Conference excursion

14:30 19:00 Excursion to Aquincum, the Roman capital

Guided tour

Posters related to Pannonia

Choyke, Alice, Archaeometry at the Aquincum Museum (43)

Gladiators combat

30th of April, Thursday

8:00 8:40 Installation of posters for PS 2

Sessions Field Archaeology,Experimental Archaeology, Provenance

Session 1. Biomaterials 11

Session 4a. Provenance metals 15-17

Session 4b. Provenance pottery 3-4

Moderators: Mark Pollard, Márta Balla

8.40-9.00 Weser, Ulrich, Antique Metalloenzymes (277)

9.00-9.20 Clayton, R. - Gale, N. H. - Stos-Gale, Z. A., Isotope fingerprinting of ancient tin (47)

9.20-9.40 Rehren, Th. - Bartelheim, N. - Niederschlag, E., Prehistoric tin metallurgy in the Bohemian/Saxon Erzgebirge (213)

9.40-10.00 Stos-Gale, Z. A. - Gale, N. H. The characterization, by lead isotopes and trace elements, of the ore deposits of Cyprus & Sardinia and its bearing of the possibility of the lead isotope provenancing of copper alloys (66)

10.00-10.20 Faber, E. W. - Kilikoglou, V. - Kiriatzi, E. et al., Pottery production and exchange in Eleusis, Greece, during the Middle Helladic Period (91)

10.20-10.40 Quinn, P. S. - Day, P. M. - Hine, N. M.., Ceramic micropalaeontology: Potentials and limitations of Micro- and Nanno-fossil Analysis in Archaeological Ceramics (210)

Coffee break

Session 4b. Provenance pottery 5-7

Moderators: Hans Mommsen, Andrea Vaday

11.00-11.20 Sauer, R. - Gassner, V. - Haiden, H., Identification and characterisation of local pottery production sites in Southern Italy by a combination of thin-section and heavy mineral analysis (225)

11.20-11.40 Uzgil, E. - Saglamer, G. - Tekin, A. et al., A multidisciplinary study on ancient Iznik ceramics (261)

11.40-12.00 Wang, Ch. - Chen, X. - Liang, Zh., The Earliest Carbon Fibre was discovered in Chinese Black pottery (273)

Posters 2. 12:00 13:00

Sessions Field Archaeology,Experimental Archaeology, Provenance


Session 4c Provenance stones 1-5

Moderators: Yannis Maniatis, Viola Dobosi

14.00-14.20 D'Amico, C. - Bernabo B. M. - Felice, G. et al., Polished stone between Neolithic and Bronze Age in Northern Italy (61)

14.20-14.40 Malyk-Selivanova, N. - Ashley, G. M. - Gal, R. et al., Geological - geochemical sourcing of prehistoric chert artifacts, northwestern Alaska (167)

14.40-15.00 Wisseman, S. - Sarin, P. - Ousterhout, R. et al., Fresco pigments from Byzantine Cappadocia, part II. (281)

15.00-15.20 Bellot-Gurlet, L. - Dorighel, O. - Poupeau, G. et al.,Characterization of Colombian and Ecuadorian obsidian sources and Prehispanic obsidian trading (19)

15.20-15.40 Shackley, S., Precision versus accuracy in the XRF analysis of archeological obsidian: some lessons in archeometry and archeology (235)

Coffee break

Session 4b Provenance pottery 8-10

Moderators: Sarah Wisseman, György Szakmány

16.00-16.20 Palaguta, I., Some results of study of Cucuteni-Tripolye decoration technics (189)

16.20-16.40 Mao, Y. - Mellon Fellow, A.,Technical investigation of Ptolemaic Period Faience in the Walters Art Gallery (170)

16.40-17.00 Tite, M.S. - Mason, R.B., The technology and development of 12th century AD Islamic polychrome ceramics (252)

1st of May, Friday

Session 4b Provenance pottery 11-16

Moderators: Gar Harbottle, Paula Zsidi

8.40-9.00 Appoloni, C.R. - Espinoza-Quinones, F.R. - Aragao, P. H. et al. EDXRF study of Tupiguarani archaeological ceramics from the north of Paraná state in Brasil (6)

9.00-9.20 Garcia-Heras, M. - Fernandez-Ruiz, R., New developments in the analysis of archaelogical ceramics by total reflection X-ray fluorescence /TXRF/ (97)

9.20-9.40 Mirti, P. - Sagui, L., Scientific examination of 7th century glass fragments from Rome (177)

9.40-10.00 Gratuze, B. - Uzonyi, I. - Elekes, Z. et al. A study of Hungarian medieval glass composition (110)

10.00-10.20 Eggert, G. - Hillebrecht, H., The enigma of the emerald green - Medieval Lead Glass Vessels a la Heraclius (81)

10.20-10.40 McCray, W. P., Strangers in a strange land? - Renaissance Glassmaking in Amsterdam (173)

Coffee break

Session 4c. Provenance stones 6-10

Moderators: Ivelin Kuleff, Tamás Weiszburg

11.00-11.20 Maniatis, Y. - Polykreti, K., Provenance of white marble with EPR spectroscopy: further developments (168)

11.20-11.40 Hovorka, D. - Illásová, L., Peculiar rock-types used by the Neolithic man of southern foothills of the Western Carpathians (127)

11.40-12.00 Wehling, B., The identification of pigments in medieval manuscripts by Raman-microscopy (276)

12.00-12.20 Ciliberto, E. - Spoto, G., X-Ray photoelectron spectroscopy studies of the X-ray induced degradation of ancient pigments (45)

12.20-12.40 Golikov, V. - Nastichenko, O. - Pshenichnova, Y., The analysis of dyening technology of the 4th-8th cc. polychrome coptic textiles from the Louvre Collection (107)

Poster Discussion 2.

12.00-13.00 Sessions Field Archaeology, Experimental Archaeology, Provenance

Discussion moderators: A. Hesse, P. Reynolds, Y. Maniatis, M. Bakos

General Discussion / Closing Address

13.40-14.30 Miklós Bakos, Ferenc Szikossy, Michael Tite

Poster session 1.

1 biomaterials

291 Aveling, E.M. - Heron, C. - Larsson, L. Mesolithic gums and glues: analytical investigations and archaelogical implications

16 Baumer, U. - Koller, J. Characterisation of ancient pitches derived from pine wood by GC and GC/MS

23 Berdnikov, S. An osteological analysis of elk /Alces alces L./ bones from excavations in the Lubana Lake Basin, Eastern Latvia

24 Berzsenyi B. - Gyulai F. The archaeobotanical analysis of the Middle Bronze Age settlement at Bölcske - Vörösgyír

25 Beuls, I. - De Cupere, B. - Van Mele, P. et al. Present-day ovicaprine herding: relevance in the reconstruction of ancient herding at Roman Sagalassos

32 Buckley, S.A. - Stott, A.W. - Evershed, R.P. Characterisation of Embalming resins from ancient Egyptian mummies

40 Chaya, H., J. Exploratory testing of archaeological soils

48 Collins, M.J. - Child, A.M. - Waite, E. R. et al. Bone biopolymers, plugging the credibility gaps

53 Craig, O. E. - Collins, M. G. - Stacey, R. et al. Screening for proteins on the ancient potsherds

68 De La Cruz Baltazar, V. - Edwards, H.G.M. - McColm, I.J. et al. Studies on the state of preservation of archaelogical bone

72 De Reyer, D. - Pilbout, S. - Dennebouy, N. et al. Medieval textiles: Ancient DNA and analyses of metal threads made of animal substrate

89 Ezzo, J. A. Long-term dietary change in the Southern Channel Islands, California: The evidence from San Nicolas Islands

94 Farswan, Y. S. Reconstruction of paleodietary behaviour of archaeofaunal remains of Garhwal Himalaya, India

112 Gulson, B.L. - Jaric, J. - Rainbird, P. - Thomas, R.G. The application of isotopic analysis in the study of Pacific Islander population Dynamics

115 Gyulai F. Chemical and Nutritional Analysis of Food Remains from Hungary / Central Europe

123 Hoogewerff, J. - Kralik, M. - Berner, M. et al. The Origin Of The Tyrolean Iceman Documented By His Bone (Geo)Chemistry

139 Jerem, E. - Rudner, Z. E. Anthracological investigations at Sopron - Krautacker

135 Jim, S. - Stott, A.W. - Ambrose, S.H. et al. The complimentary use of bone cholesterol and collagen stable isotopes for paleodietary reconstruction: Results from animal models

145 Kaup, Y. - Etspüler, H. - Koller, J. et al. Skeletal embalming and natronisation in the Old Kingdom conserves alkaline phosphatase

150 Koller, J. - Baumer, U. The investigation of prehistoric birch pitch find by GC and GC/MS

158 Lazos, L. - Pena, A. - Barba, L. A method for the identification of copal resin in archaeological materials

175 Medzihradszky, Zs. The traces of the human activity in the pollen diagrams of West Hungary

176 Middleton, W. D. - Price, T. D. A teoretical model using strontium isotope ratios and differnial bone remodeling rates in various skeletal elements

186 Olkhovsky, V. S. - Veselovskaya, E. V. On the population of the Aral and the Caspian region during the early Iron Age

191 Panczyk, E.- Ligeza, M. - Walis, L. Analysis of sarcophagi fillings of Egyptian mummies from the Archaeological Museum in Cracov

192 Papagrigorakis, M. - Panagiaris, G. - Vossou, A. et al. From diagenesis to fossilization of buried human teeth

211 Regert, M. - Dudd, S.N. - Pétrequin, P. et al. Chemical investigations of organic materials preserved in Neolithic ceramic vessels from lake-dwellings /Chalain lake, Jura, France/

215 Richards, M. - Hedges, R.E.M. Reconstructing Human Diet in the Neolithic of North-West Europa using Bone Stable Isotopes

216 Robles, P. Q. - Quevedo, T. - Coronado, G. O. A preliminary Determination of heavy metals in human and animal bones from the Pleistocene Holocene period in two regions of Mexico

217 Rovner, I. Large scale paleoecology using opal phytolith analysis in small scale sites

218 Ruthenberg, K. - Egenberg, I.M. - Heron, C. Viking- and Middle Age Tars from Norwegian Ships

243 Stern, B. - Heron, C. - Serpico, M. et al. New approaches to the analysis of resin and oil residues from Canaanite amphorae transported to Egypt in the Late Bronze Age

250 Tejeda, S. - Manzanilla, L. - Valadez R. et al. Paleodietary applications of strontium and zinc in animal bones from Teotihuacan site

265 van Bergen, P.F. - Evershed, R.P. - Peakman, T.M. et al. Chemical characterization of Frankincense and Pine Resins from Qasr Ibrim

267 Vargas-Sanders, R. - Ortiz, E. - Martínez, R. D. Identification of ancient proteins on a ceramic sculpture of Mictlantecutli at the Templo Mayor, Mexico

2 dating

28 Blackwell, B. ESR Dating the Archaeological site at Tsagaan Agui, Mongolia

59 Csapó, J. - Nyberg, J. - Malmgren, B. et al. In what way, for what and with what limits can amino acids and amino acid racemisation be used in archaeometry?

67 Dayton, J. E. Carbon 14, Tree rings, Ice cores and chronology

106 Gögen, K. - Wagner, G.A. Alpha-recoil-track dating of biotites from Quaternary volcanics

44 Heajoo, Ch. - Schaaf, P. - Ramirez, A. TL-Dating of Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico

118 Hedley, I.G. - Billaud, Y. Deformation of burnt structures and archaeomagnetic error

121 Hillegonds, D. J. - Lipschutz, M.E. An INAA and Radiocaebon Study of Middle Roman Amphorae

157 László, A. Towards a radiocarbon chronology of the Romanian Prehistory

184 Nyberg, J. - Malmgren, B. - Winter, A. et al. Age estimation of coral based on amino acid composition

237 Skinner, A. R. - Rink, J. W. ESR dating of flint: problems with the E' Centre

245 Stott, A.W. - Evershed, R.P. - Hedges, R.E.M. et al. 14C dating of archaeological pottery: A compound specific approach using individual lipids

271 Wagner, G.A. - Wagner I.B. - Lang, A. et al. Luminescence dating of ceramics and sediments from the La Cadena site, Ecuador

272 Waite, E.R. - Collins, M.J. - Moody, H. G. et al. Racemization of aspartic acid, using dentine proteins to text the method

4a tech/prov metals

10 Balassone, G. - Di Maio, G. - Boni, M. Analysis of some metallic objects from the necropolis of Saticula (Sant'Agata dei Goti, Benevento, Italy)

15 Bassiakos, Y. - Michailidou, A. Metallurgical evidence for local copper exploitation at Akrotiri, Thera: First results

22 Benvenuti, M. - Mascaro, I. - Strillozzi, B. et al. Etruscan tin-rich slags from Populonia (Tuscany, Italy): a preliminary report

26 Beukens, R. P. - Pavlish, L. A. - Wilson, G. C. et al. Authenticity of Iron Warrior on Horseback

31 Boni, M. - Di Maio, G. - Frei, R. et al. Isotopic analysis of Roman lead objects from Southern Italy: hypothesis on their provenance

46 Cincotti, A. - Atzeni, C. Archaeometry of gold finds from prehistoric Sardinia

51 Cosma, C. - Daraban, L. - Fiat, T. et al. Analysis of some ancient and middle age coins by neutron activation and X-ray fluorescence

93 Farquhar, R. M. - Hancock, R.G. - Pavlish, L. A. European connections - Implications of Lead Isotope Ratios in early 17th century Trade Kettles from Eastern Canada

101 Geckynly, A.E. - Özbal, H. - Meeks, N. D. et al. The examination of the gold samples from Sardis and the replication experiments

289 Gömöri J. - Török, B. Technical investigations of the Nemeskér and Imola type iron smelting furnace materials from the Early Medieval period

109 Gondonneau, A. - Nicolet, H. - Guerra, M.F. The gold and silver of the Persian Empire. From Cyros to Alexandre the Great

116 Hancock, R.G.V. - Pavlish, L. A. - Farquhar, R. M. et al. The Analysis of Brass Samples from the Ball and Warminster sites in southern Ontario, Canada

129 Ingo, G.M. - Angelini, E. - Micheletto, E. et al. Copper plating on an iron artefact from the Early Middle Ages Peveragno site /Piemonte, north-western Italy/

131 Ingo, G.M. - Falciani, R. - Chiozzini, G. et al. Lead anchors and ingots from Is Piscinas /Montevecchio mine basin, south-western Sardinia, Italy/

162 Linke, R. - Schreiner, M. - Winter, H. et al. Friesacher Pfenning: Non-destructive Examinations on Austrian Medieval Silver Coins by Energy-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Analysis

165 Maclean, P.I. - Költő, L. - Kis Varga, M. Analysis of high antimony concentration finds with various methods

214 Rehren, Th. - Eckstein, K. The development of analytical cupellation in the Middle Ages

230 Schreiner, M. IMMACO: Improvement of Means of Measurements on Archaeological Copper Alloys for Characterization and Conservation within a European Research Project

232 Segal, I. - Halicz, L. - Kamenski, A. A study of the metallurgical remains from Ashkelon-Afridar, Israel

234 Serneels, V. The calculation of the iron production based on the chemical balance between ore and slags

255 Török, B. Technical examinations of medieval ferrous metallurgical finds found in Hungarian sites

279 Williams, W. - Sarin, P. - Wang, C. et al. Interpretation of black surface of ancient Chinese bronze mirrors

280 Wilson, G. C. - Pavlish, L. A. - Hancock, R.G.V. et al. Analysis of copper-based metals from the Ball and Warminster sites, South-Central Ontario, Canada

289 Zivkovic, D. - Janjic, S. - Trujic, V. et al. Physico-chemical investigations of the archaeometallurgical findings from the Late Antique and Early Middle Age sites in Banat and Backa

4b tech/prov ceramics/glass

29 Bland, H. A. - Regert, M. - Evershed, R. P. Evidence for oxidised lipids in archaeological ceramic vessels

36 Buxeda i Garrigós, J. - Kilikoglou, V. - Day, P. M. Chemical and mineralogical alteration of ceramics from a Late Bronze Age kiln at Kommos, Crete; the effect of firing temperature

39 Capel, J. - Linares, J. - Huertas, J. et al. Identification of the provenance of archaeological ceramics from contents in Trace Elements and Rare Eath Elements

71 De Raedt, I. - Janssens, K. - Veeckman, J. et al. Composition of "facon-de-venise" and Venetian glass found in Antwerp, Belgium

79 Duruz, M. - Maggetti, M. An early medieval pottery workshop from the 9th Century at Reinach / Switzerland

99 Gassner, V. - Sauer, R. Archaeometrical characterisation and provenance studies on pottery of Velia (Southern Italy)

122 Hitsiou, E. - Day, P. M. Late Neolithic Ceramic Exchange networks: New evidence from Northern Greece

137 Jacobson, L. - van der Westhuizen, W.A. - Morris, D. XRF analysis of pastoralist pottery from the Riet River, Northern Cape, South Africa

138 Jembrich, D. - Schreiner, M. - Peev, M. et al. Tiffany or Loetz? Identification of Art Nouveau Iridescent Glass Artifacts

144 Karklins, K. - Kapches, M. - Hancock, R.G.V. et al. Non-destructive analysis of European cobalt glass trade beads

147 Kilikoglou, V. - Vekinis, G. Finite element analysis for failure prediction of archaeological pottery

155 Kiriatzi, E. - Kotsakis, A. K. - Andreou, S. - Dimitriadis, S. Raw material sources and ceramic production in LBA Central Macedonia, Greece: a comparative analysis of handmade and wheelmade pottery by thin section petrography

166 Mais, A. Provenance studies at Neolithic to Bronze Age pottery ware from the Castel Grande /Bellinzona, Ticino, Switzerland/

171 Mason, R.B. - Golombek, L. The petrology of Iranian Safavid ceramics

178 Mirti, P. - Davit, P. - Ferrara, E. The contribution of colour measurement in studying provenance and technology of ancient pottery

180 Mommsen, H. - Andrikou, E. - Aravantinos, V. et al. Neutron activation results of pottery from Boetia including ten Linear B inscribed stirrup jars of Thebes

181 Moreau, J.F. - Hancock, R.G.V. - Aufreiter, S. et al. Analysis of white beads of a late seventeenth century decorated bag from the Ashuapmuchuan site (Eastern Central Quebec), Canada

188 Özcilingir-Akgün, S. - Caner-Saltik, E. N. - Bakirer, Ö. Characterization of some medieval glazed building tiles in Anatolia

194 Pavlish, L.A. - Farquhar, R.M. - Redford, D.B. et al. Archaeological, Historical and Geochemical Analyses of Basket Handle Jars from Mendes, Egypt

200 Pérez-Arantegui, J. - Castillo, J. R. Chemical characterization of high-lead glazes on Islamic decorated ceramics, produced in Northern Al-Andalus (Muslim Spain)

228 Schneider, G. - Zsidi, P. A chemical study of Roman Pottery and lamps from Aquincum

242 Stephen, Fiona M.K. Multi-element analysis of Uruk ceramics - Provenance and distribution

251 Thierrin-Michael, G. - Galetti, G. - Masserey, C. MACROSCOPICAL, Mineralogical and chemical characterisation of pottery from an early La Tene settlement at Alle (Noir Bois), Jura, Switzerland: An example for the combination of "low-" and "high-tech" methods

257 Tsolakidou, A. - Kilikoglou, V. - Day, P.M. Chemical characterisation of calcareous Bronze Age pottery fabrics from Central Crete

269 Vnukov, S. Method of formalized comparative petrological analysis of ancient ceramic and its application to the Greek amphorae

274 Wang, Ch. - Xu A. Preliminary research on the Provenance of Pottery Zun with big mouth of the Dawenkou Culture

4c tech/prov stone/pigment/plaster

4 Ali, M.F. - Bianchetti, P.L. - Talarico, F. et al. Production and characterization of Egyptian blue and green frit

9 Attanasio, D. - Platania, R. - Armiento, G. et al. The establishment of new Electron Spin Resonance Marble Database

20 Benea, M. - Müller, H.W. - Schwaighofer, B. The single Roman marble quarry in Romania

49 Conati Barbaro, C. - Lemorini, C. Techno-typological and functional analysis of the lithic industry of the Copper Age site Le Cerquete-Fianello (Maccarese, Rome)

54 Crisci, G.M. - De Francesco, A.M. - Lanzafame, U. New non-destructive analytical method in X-ray fluorescence to trace back the origins of archaeological obsidians

63 Daraban, L. - Cosma, C. - Cozar, O. et al. Obsidian provenance studies

74 Dobosi, V. T. - Biró, K. T. Prehistoric and classical stone quarries ("mines") in the Carpathian Basin

75 Dominguez-Bella, S. - Ramos Munoz, J. - Morata-Cespedes, D. et al. Raw materials, source areas and technological relationships between minerals, rocks and prehistoric non-flint stone tools from the Atlantic band, Cadiz province, SSW Spain

291 Ilani, Sh. - Rosenfeld, A. - Dvorachek, M. Mineralogy and chemistry of a Roman remedy from Judea, Israel

154 Kuleff, I. - Djingova, R. - Arnaudov, M. - Gergova, D. Provenance study of iron age amber from Bulgaria

183 Nikl A. - Szakmány Gy. - Biró K. Archaeometrical studies of Neolithic stone tools from Tolna county, Hungary

203 Polykreti, K. - Michael, Ch. - Maniatis, Y. Authenticating ancient marble monuments with Thermoluminescence

249 Szakmány, Gy. - Starnini, E. Petrographical analysis of polished stone tools from some neolithic sites of Hungary

259 Tuncoku, S. S. - Caner-Saltik, E. N. - Böke, H. Pozzolanic properties of some Medieval masonry mortars

266 Vandenabeele, P. - Wehling, B. - Moens, L. et al. Characterization of pigments in Mercatellis manuscripts by total reflection X-ray fluorescence and Raman-microscopy

83 Elekes, Z. - Uzonyi, I. - Gratuze, B. et al. Characterisation of obsidian from the Carpathian source region with different analytical methods

general archaeometry

140 Jovanovic, B. The impact of the Archaeometry on the recent prehistoric research in the Central Balkans

Poster session 2.

3 field archaeology

2 Agris, L. - Ilze, L. - Laimdota, K. Multidisciplinary study of the human impact at the Eini site, Lubana Plain, Eastern Latvia

3 Aidona, E. - Sarris, A. - Kondopoulou D. et al. A detailed study of the archaeological site of Kitros (N. Greece) by combined magnetic and spectroscopy methods

8 Arzhantseva, I. Alanian sites of the 1st mil. A.D. in the North Caucasus. Their topography, building technique and geological evaluation

21 Benech, Ch. - Tabbagh, A. First field trials of a new double frequency E.M. Slingram apparatus CS150

56 Cross, G. M. Comparison of Probe Resistivity and Electromagnatic methods for Archaeological Prospection

57 Cross, G. M. - Williams, E.H. High Resolution Seismic Imaging of Archaeological Remains: field trials in Greece

87 Ergenekon, B. An ethnoarchaeological comparison: The Kerkenes archaeological survey and the legend of Kerkenes city and the Keykavus Castle

111 Gucek, M. - Stokin, M.L. - Oven, K. - Piccolo, M. Evaluation and interpretation of archaeological resources using non-destructive methodologies. Three case studies.

152 Kovalevskaia, V. Mapping of the archaelogical facts

153 Krivanek, R. Geophysical survey and its verification on archaeological sites in Bohemia

161 Link, K. Application of digital spectrophotometry and geophysical prospecting to the analysis of archaelogical activity areas

195 Pavlish, L.A. - Redford, D.B. Preliminary geoarchaeological report: Tel Kedwa, Sinai, Egypt

209 Puszta S. Results of Archaeomagnetic Prospecting in Hungary

208 Puszta S. Magnetic Prospecting in the Proximity of the Town (Problems of data collection and processing)

220 Sampietro, M. M. - Sayago, J. M. Site evolution at Tafi Valley, Northwest Argentina. A geological approach

222 Sarris, A. - Ball, S. - Georgila, K. et al. A Geophysical Campaign at the Neolithic Settlement of Kandou - Kouphovounos (Cyprus)

224 Sarris, A. - Vafeidis, A. - Mertikas, St. et al. Ancient Itanos (Erimoupolis, Lasithi): Creating an archaeological site as a remote sensing laboratory

238 Skripnikova, M. - Arzhantseva, I. - Sedov, S. Pedological studies as a means of reconstructing patterns of Alanian terrace agriculture in the north Caucasus

240 Stanescu, F. - Sonoc, A. Statistical analysis concerning the determination of some probably measuring units utilisated in the ancient Dacian buildings /1st c. B.C. - 1st c. A.D./ in the Orastie Mountains (Romania)

246 Sümegi P. - Kertész R. - Hertelendi E. Environmental change and Human Adaptation in the Carpathian Basin at Late Glacial / Postglacial Transition

256 Trejo, C. Characterization of a sedimentary matrix by particle size and chemical analysis to determine activity areas in a quarry tunnel at Teotihuacan, Mexico

288 Zilivinskaya, E.D. The technical arrangement of the bath-houses in the Golden Horde and its genesis

85 Erdogar, N.J. - Özer, A.M. - Yyldyrymi, H. et al. Application of principal components analysis and edge enhancement techniques for the detection of prehistorical sites in Central Anatolia

4a tech/prov metals

27 Bezúr, A. What's beneath the surface? - A look at metal working techniqes from the Central Andes

37 Calliari, I. - Magrini, M. - Dabala, M. et al. Chemical and microstructural characterisation of Paleovenetian bronze thin plates

41 Chernykh, E. N. - Rovira, S. Early metallurgy in the Eurasian steppe: minerals and slags analysis from Kargaly /Russia/

52 Cowell, M. - La Niece, S. - Rawson, J. A study of Later Chinese Buddhist Metalwork

77 Doonan, R. Defining significance: problems in dealing with Cu-As and Cu-As-Sn alloys

159 Ercanli, L. Structural studies on the metallic artifacts of Phrygian period

92 Farquhar, R. M. - Williams, P.J. - Pavlish, L.A. et al., Metallographic examination of prehistoric copper from the Great Lakes region of North America

104 Giumlia-Mair, A. - Lehr, M. Experiments on ancient patination processes of black bronzes

124 Horváth, F. - Költő L. - Balla, M. et al. About our symbol - Complex analysis of the Szeged-Szillér depot find

130 Ingo, G.M. - Chiozzini, G. - Tucci, P. et al. Determination of the iron ore source exploited for early iron smelting at Tell Afis /north-western Syria/ through microchemical studies

133 Jacanovic, D. - Madas, D. The quantitative and statistical analysis of Late Bronze Age - Early Iron Age deposits in Serbia

156 Kasztovszky, Zs. - Vaday, A. Prompt - gamma activation analysis of roman broches

164 Maclean, P.I. - McDonnell, J.G. A study of antimony bronze alloys from the Late Bronze Age of the Carpathian Basin

174 McGeehan, V. The complexity of copper mineral acqusition in the Aegean, Third Millenium BC.

201 Pernicka, E. - Begemann, F. - Schmitt-Strecker, S. Ai Bunar and more: Multi-centered copper production in the south-east European Chalcolithic

202 Pifferetti, A. A. The copper metallurgy in the Condorhuasi-Alamito Culture of Argentine Northwest (200-400 A.D.)

207 Prychodnyuk, O. - Prychodnyuk, Y. New data on the technologies of Jeweller Products of Pastyrske Fortified Settlement

293 Sertok, K. - Palmieri, A. M. - Squadrone, F. F. An archaeometallurgical survey in the ancient mining area of Hadim-Bozkir

247 Szabó, G. Archaeometallurgical investigation of the LBA bronze objects in the Carpathian Basin

250 Vályi K. Glockengiesserei und Bronzeschmelzöfen im Hof des Klosters von Szer vom Anfang des 13 Jhs.

270 Wager, E.C.W. - Jenkins, D.A. - Ottaway, B.S. X-ray fluorescence as a tool for the identification of Copper ore processing sites on the Great Orme, North Wales, UK

275 Wang, Ch. - Suzuki, M. The structure of the surface of Chinese Black Mirrors and its formation process

278 Whitehead, R.H. - Pavlish, L.A. - Farquhar, R.M. et al. Analysis of copper-based metals from Three Mi'Kmaq sites in Nova Scotia

284 Woodhead, A.P. - Gale, N. H. - Stos-Gale, Z. A. et al. Isotopic anomalies in the element copper: a new metal provenancing method?

4b tech/prov ceramics/glass

17 Baxter, M.J. - Westwood, S. - Jackson, C. Sample size considerations in provenance and related studies

30 Blet, M. - Chapoulie, R. - Uzonyi, I. et al. Point analysis and provenance of ceramics: a first approach

38 Capel, J. - Linares, J. - Huertas, J. et al. Evidence between manufacturing techniques and use in archaeological ceramics

69 De la Fuente, G. Application of Diatomological Analysis (Provenience) in Archaeological Ceramics: an experimental approach

70 Demirci, S. - Caner-Saltik, E. N. - Türkmenoglou, A. et al. Technological properties of some Medieval glazed pottery in Anatolia

82 Eiland, M. Ceramics from Tell Brak, Syria: observations of technological change

100 Gebhard, R. - Guggenbichler, E. - Schmotz, K. et al. Mössbauer study of a Celtic pottery - Making kiln in Lower Bavaria

114 Gunneweg, J. - Asaro, F. - Michel, H.V. Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis used the search whether Late Bronze Cyprus was able to imitate Greek Mailand Mycenean IIIA-B wares

134 Jackson, C.M. - Booth, C.A. - Smedley, J.W. Ashes to ashes: Raw material variability and medieval glass compositions

136 Jacobson, L. - van der Westhuizen, W.A. - Oosthuysen, J. SARM 69 CERAMIC-1: a new pottery certified reference material for inter- and intra laboratory calibration

149 Koch, C. - Pavlish, L.A. - Farquhar, R.M. et al. INAA of pottery from Il Lokeridede and Jarigole, Koobi Fora region, Kenya

160 Likhter, J. A. Semifinished products for glassmaking used in the Antiquity and the Middle Ages

179 Misonne, B. - Laduron, D. - Brulet, R. Provenance study and technological approach of Late Samian ware from Argonne, NW Gaul and Burgundy

185 Okyar, Füsun Characterisation of Iznik ceramics

229 Schreiner, M. - Mantler, M. - Neelmeijer, Ch. et al. Non-destructive pixel-bz-pixel analysis of elements with low atomic numbers using X-ray fluorescence analysis

233 Sempowski, M. - Hancock, R.G.V. - Moreau, J.F. et al. On the transition from tin-rich to antimony-rich European white glass trade beads

253 Tomkins, P. - Day, P. M. - Kilikoglou, V. The first pottery in Europe: Technology, Production and Consumption in Early Neolithic Knossos, Crete

258 Tuna, N. - Gökbulut, Ö. Spatial Autocorrelation on the Analysis by several types of Artifacts within a site of Ceramic Workshops at Knidos, Tekir in Turkey

282 Wittenberger, M. - Mircean, C. An application of the "Zeus" program: the necropolis from Banatului St. (Cluj, Romania)

262 Yellin, J. - Cahill, J. Origin of the Rosette - Stamped Royal Storage Jars from Ancient Judah

286 Zanco, A. Attribution of some stamped sherds of Galloroman Terra Sigillata imitations from Western Switzerland

4c tech/prov stone/pigment/plaster

5 Aloupi, E. - Karzdas, A. - Paradellis, T. et al. Pilot Validation Study for the use of Bromine as a tracer of Sea and Salt routes in ancient cultures

12 Bartel, H-G. -Hennig, H. - Kauschka, G. Some Analyses of Glazes from Assur in Mesopotamia/Iraq

13 Bassiakos, Y. - Biró, K. - Kilikoglou, V. et al. Obsidian trade - the South-Eastern connection

292 Bowman, Sh. Hellenistic "dipped" enamels

33 Buffone, L. - Lorenzoni, S. - Pallara, M. Archaeometric preliminary study of volcanic rocks millstones from Pompei. The problem of their provenance

50 Constantinescu, B. Archaeometrical studies on ancient glassy materials and obsidian using Bucharest Cyclotron

62 Daraban, L. - Cociu, L. - Znamirovschi, V. et al. The study of some physical control methods of precious and semiprecious stones

76 Dominguez-Bella, S. - Morata-Cespedes, D. Mineralogical and chemical characterization of Roman wall painting from Medina, Sidonia, Cadiz, Spain

117 Hawkins, A. - Casey, J. - Pavlish, L.A. - Hancock, R.G.V. Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis of Siliceous Mudstone from the Birimi Site

125 Horváth, T. - Kozák, M. - Petô, A. Investigation of stone tools from Earthwork at Százhalombatta, Hungary

141 Julig, P.J. - Long, D.F.G. - Hancock R.G.V. et al. Provenance studies of Late Palaeo-Indian Quartzite Artifacts in the Great Lakes Region of North America using Destructive and Non-Destructive Techniques

169 Maniatis, Y. - Malea, K. - Minos, N. A technological investigation of 12th century mosaic icon Tesserae from the Mount Athos, Greece

172 Mastykova, A. Beads from the North Caucasian Klin-Yar III. cemetery /5th-8th cc.A.D./ A chemical-technological analysis

182 Nijagunappa, R. - Wilson, G.C. - Pavlish, L.A. Toranagallu mound: observations of unusual glassy materials

190 Palmieri, A.M. - Volterra, E. Provenance studies of prehistoric flint from the Gargano mines (Puglia, Italy)

212 Rehn, K. A Late Neolithic Production Site for Axe Flakes near Kottenheim, Kr. Mayen-Koblenz, Germany

227 Schléder Zs. - Biró K. - Szakmány Gy. Petrographical studies of Neolithic stone tools

128 Terullo, S. - Farquhar, R.M. - Pavlish, L.A. Slag analysis on Kom el Adhem (The Hill of Bones), Tel Rub'a, (Mendes), Egypt

264 Vakoulis, Th. - Maniatis, Y. - Polykreti, K. Provenance of the marbles from Katapoliani church in Paros: the problem of discrimination between Parian and Proconnesian marble

293 Kriston, L. - Török, K. - Gatter, I. Occurrence of Fluorite on Medieaval Hungarian Polychrome Stone Sculpture

5 theme session experimental archaeology and its impact on scientific archaeology

90 Fabbri, B. - Gualtieri, S. - Santoro, S. The importance of firing atmosphere in the production of coarse ceramics with calcite and chamotte inclusions

126 Horváth, T. - Marton, E. The warp weighted loom in the Carpathian Basin (Experiment in the Százhalombatta Archaeological Park, Hungary)

198 Pavlish, L.A. The heating Issue in Ancient Technologies

193 Pavlish, L.A. Experiments with a Bow and Arrow

197 Pavlish, L.A. - Bever, W. F. - Sheppard, P.J. Frozen Bone Breakage Experiments

199 Pavlish, L.A. - Kleindienst, M.R. - Sheppard, P.J. Flume Experiments with Stone and Bone

196 Pavlish, L.A. - Savage, H. Bone and Stone Breakage in White-Tailed Deer

236 Shamanaev, A. The experimental study of the tools on the fragments of the pottery

55 Von der Crone, M.J. - Maggetti, M. Experimental firing of clays using salt water

general archaeometry

248 Szabó G. - Szónoky M. Data and experiments to trade of the raw material in Central-Europe of Late Bronze Age