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For the 21th archaeometry symposium organised by the GMPCA in Rennes (France – 18-21/04/17), a talk will be presented by POMEDOR members Jacques Burlot and Yona Waksman, about glaze recipes of early Turkish Pottery.

Title: Burlot J., Waksman S.Y., Bouquillon A., Bellot-Gurlet L.: Produire la glaçure des premières céramiques «turques» dans l’Ouest anatolien: analyse des matériaux et des techniques.

Y. Waksman will also moderate the round-table Management and Operation of Archaeometric Collections and Data: Which Challenges?
 

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18/04/2017 (All day) to 21/04/2017 (All day)

For a few months now, Jacques Burlot has been studying production techniques of Western Anatolian ceramics with SEM analyses. The studied samples are specific of ceramic types such as polychrome sgraffito wares (“Fette Ware” type), “Miletus” ware, the turquoise glazed and molded wares.

Example of a BSE picture showing a cross section of a slip glazed ware.

This study focuses more precisely on the ceramics’ decorative layers which are the glaze and the slip; the SEM analyses enable us to determine their elemental compositions and microstructures.

This work, associated with...

Jacques Burlot recently joined the POMEDOR team, he will be looking at the technological features of ceramics (especially the associations body-slip-glaze) and at their diffusion in the medieval Eastern Mediterranean.

Welcome Jacques!

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