Archaeometry: Another Point of View, IFAO Cairo, 15th of December 2016
When : 2016-12-15   09:30 - 17:00
Type : Conference
This conference and its discussions are aimed to highten the awareness of archaeometrical work around the world for our international colleagues in Egypt. Through seven lectures and two major discussion rounds the topic of archaeometrical work shall be addressed and its application in Egypt discussed.

9h30: Welcome
10h: Introduction
10h15-10h45: Dr. Stéphanie Leroy – “IRANGKOR: an Integrated, Multidisciplinary Approach to Evaluate the Role of Iron (Production, Trade, Consumption) in the Expansion of the Khmer Empire, Cambodia (9th to 15th c. CE)”
10h45-11h15: Prof. Dr. Ernst Pernicka – “Precise and Accurate Analysis of Gold 7 Alloys: Varna, the Earliest Gold of Mankind—A Case Study”.

11h15-11h40: Coffee Break

11h40-12h10: Dr. Delphine Neff – “Preservation of Metallic Artefacts: Understanding the Long Term Degradation Processes thanks to Multi-scale Characterisation”
12h10-12h40: Dr. Roland Schwab – “Manufacture of Roman Bronze Statues from the Limes Germanicus”
12h40-13h: discussion “Studying archaeological objects” chaired by Dr. Anita Quiles, Dr. Johanna Sigl, Dr. Jane Smythe

13h-14h: Lunch

14h00-14h30: Prof. Dr. Ludovic Bellot Gurlet – “Contribution of Vibrational Spectroscopies (Raman, Infrared) in Archaeometry: from Materials to Ancient Techniques”
14h30-15h00: Dr. Edwige Pons-Branchu – “Cross Dating Carbonate Formations Overlying Palaeolithic art: Methodological Aspects and Application for Art Dating in Spain, China, Congo and France”
15h00-15h30: Prof. Dr. Jan Heinemeier - “14C Dating in Interdisciplinary International Projects”
15h30-16h: Panel Discussion “Applying Modern Archaeological Methods in-situ” chaired by Dr. Anita Quiles, Dr. Johanna Sigl, Dr. Jane Smythe

16h: Conclusion and Coffee Break


Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale (IFAO)

37, Sharia al-Cheikh Ali Youssef
11441 Kairo, Garden City

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