Archaeometrical study of Roman and Medieval Marbles from Hungarian Monuments




A joint project of collaboration in frames of DAAD-MÖB between Tübingen University, the Hungarian National Museum, the Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences - Dept. of Geochemistry and Petrology, the Geochemical Research Laboratory of the HAS and the Institute of Institute of Isotope and Surface Chemistry of the HAS

The main objective of the project is the study of the origin of archaeological marble and possible sources in the Carpathian Basin.

Samples investigated in the first place include remains of marble found at Heténypuszta Roman Military Camp.

The following samples have been analysed from the point of stable isotopes and prompt-gamma activation analysis (PGAA) and stable isotope geochemistry: