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The NARNIA Book

Kassianidou, V., and M. Dikomitou-Eliadou (eds.), 2014. The NARNIA Project: Integrating approaches to ancient material studies. Nicosia: The NARNIA Project and the Archaeological Research Unit, University of Cyprus.

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The interdisciplinary study of ancient ceramics

Aloupi-Siotis Ε., Chaviara Α., Huszánk R.,Lagoyannis T.,Csedreki L.,Furu E., Kertész Z, Kiss A.Z., Simon A., Török,Z. Uzonyi I., Szikszai Z.,2012. “PIXE Analysis of Decoration Pixels in Classical Attic Pottery”. 39th International Symposium on Archaeometry. Leuven/Belgium. 28 May – 1 June.

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Charalambous, A.,  Dikomitou-Eliadou, M., and Kassianidou, V., 2013. Appendix. A preliminary chemical study of Grey and Black Polished II (IV) pottery with the employment of pXRF, in G. Georgiou and V. Karageorghis, A Cypro-Archaic Tomb at Xylotymbou and Three Cypro-Classical Tombs at Phlasou: From Exuberance to Recession, Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology, Vol. CXL, Åströms Förlag,Uppsala, 59-68.

Chaviara A., Aloupi-Siotis E., 2013. Attic decorated pottery (6th -4th B.C.): Methodology for locating potential clay sources. 6th Symposium of Hellenic Society for Archaeometry (HSA) “Craft-based Cultural Influences in the Mediterranean”. Acropolis Museum, Athens, May 16 – 18, 2013

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Muller, N. S., Vekinis, G., Day, P. M., Kilikoglou, V., 2015. The influence of microstructure and texture on the mechanical properties of rock tempered archaeological ceramics. Journal of the European Ceramic Society 35 (1), 831-843.

Muller, N. S., Hein, A., Kilikoglou, V., Day, P. M., 2013. bronze Age cooking pots: Thermal properties and cooking methods. Prehistoires Mediterraneennes 4.

Ancient and historical glass production and trade

Ceglia, A., P. Cosyns, W. Meulebroeck, K. Nys, H. Terryn, H. Thienpont, 2014. Shedding light on the glass industry in late antique Cyprus. Poster presentation in the 40th ISA conference, May 2014, LA, USA

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Ceglia, Andrea, Gert Nuyts, Simone Cagno, Wendy Meulebroeck, Kitty Baert, Peter Cosyns, Karin Nys, Hugo Thienpont, Koen Janssens, and Herman Terryn, 2014. A XANES study of chromophores: the case of black glass. Analytical Methods, 6(8), 2662-2671.

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Ceglia, A., G. Nuyts, S. Cagno, W. Meulebroeck, K. Baert, P. Cosyns, K. Nys, H. Thienpont, K. Janssens, and H. Terryn. 2014. A XANES Study of Chromophores: The Case of Black Glass. Poster presentation in SYNEW 2013 – SYnchrotron and NEutron Workshop, November 2013, Antwerp, Belgium.

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Ceglia, A., W. Meulebroeck, P. Cosyns, K. Nys, H. Terryn and H. Thienpont, 2013. Colour and Chemistry of the glass finds in the Roman villa of Treignes, Belgium. Procedia Chemistry, 8, 55-64.

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Cholakova, A., Rehren, Th., 2014. Producing black glass during the Roman period – notes on a crucible fragment from Serdica, Bulgaria. In: R. Scott, D. Braekmans, M. Carremans, P. Degryse (Eds), Proceedings of the 39th International Symposium for Archaeometry 28 May – 1 June 2012 Leuven, Belgium. Centre for Archaeological Sciences, KU Leuven, Leuven, 261-276.

Rehren, Th., Cholakova, A., 2014. Glass supply and consumption in the late Roman and early Byzantine site Dichin, Northern Bulgaria. In: D. Keller, J. Price, C. Jackson (eds), Neighbours and Successors of Rome: Traditions of Glass Production and use in Europe and the Middle East in the Later first Millennium AD. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 83-94.

Rehren, Th., Cholakova, A., Živanović, M., 2012. The making of black glass in Late Roman Doclea, Montenegro. – New Antique Doclea, 3, 71-90.

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Copper metallurgy across the Mediterranean

Charalambous, A. and Vasiliki Kassianidou, 2014. Appendix V. Chemical analyses of copper alloy artefacts from Pyla-Kokkinokremos using portable X-Ray Fluorescence, in Vasos Karageorghis and Athanasia Kanta, Pyla-Kokkinokremos: A Late 13th Century BC Fortified Settlement in Cyprus, Excavations 2010-2011, Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology, Vol. CXLI, Åströms Förlag,Uppsala, 197-204.

Charalambous A., Kassianidou, V. and Papasavvas, G., 2014. Gold in Palaepaphos (Cyprus): A study of artefacts from the Early Iron Age Necropolis of Skales using portable X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry (pXRF). Poster presentation in the 40th ISA conference, May 2014, LA, USA.

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Markou, E., Charalambous, A., and Kassianidou, V., 2014. pXRF Analysis of Cypriot Gold Coins of the Classical Period, American Journal of Numismatics, Second Series, 26 (2014), 33-60.

Charalambous, A., Kassianidou, V., Papasavvas, G., 2014. A compositional study of Cypriot bronzes dating to the Early Iron Age using portable X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (pXRF), Journal of Archaeological Science 46, 205-216.

Charalambous, A. and Kassianidou, V., 2012. Appendix V. Chemical analyses of metal artefacts from Late Cypriot tombs excavated in the Limassol area with the employment of pXRF. In: V. Karageorghis and I. Violaris, Tombs of the Late Bronze Age in the Limassol Area Cyprus (17th -13th Centuries BC). Limassol: Municipality of Limassol, 300-308.

Gaudenzi Asinelli, M., 2014. Bell casting activity in medieval Leopoli-Cencelle: technological patterns and sociocultural implications (Mediaeval coppers, bronzes and brass 2014)

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Gaudenzi Asinelli, M. and Martinόn-Torres, M., 2014. Gilded and Silvered Artefacts from Medieval Tuscia (Italy): Materials and Technological Features (ISA 2014)

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Rademakers Fr. and Rehren, Th., 2014. Heterogeneity in the crucible. Some methodological issues for reconstructing ancient crucible metallurgy. Poster presentation in the 40th ISA conference, May 2014, LA, USA.

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Rademakers Fr. and Rehren, Th., 2013. Tin oxide in crucible slag. From slag crystals to technological choices in bronze production. Poster presentation in the HMS 50th Anniversary Conference, June 2013, London, UK.

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Van Brempt, L. and Kassianidou, V., 2014. Metal production at the Late Bronze Age Site of Kalavasos-Ayios Dhimitrios, Cyprus: A preliminary study of the slag remains. Poster presentation in the 40th ISA conference, May 2014, LA, USA.

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Interdisciplinary assessments of architectural decoration

Bonnerot, O. and Ceglia, A., 2014. The Glass Tesserae of the Amathous Acropolis Basilica: an Archaeometric Study. Poster presentation in the 40th ISA conference, May 2014, LA, USA

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Bonnerot, O., 2012. A study of materials used in the production of wall mosaics from early-Christian Cypriot basilicas: preliminary results. Poster presentation in the 12th AIEMA conference, September 2012, Venice, Italy

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Dating techniques and the palaeo-environment

Christodoulakis, J., Bassiakos, Y., Tsakalos, E., Kazantzaki, M., 2014. Dating results of new palaeoenvironmental studies conducted in South Peloponnesus, Greece. Poster presentation in 40th International Symposium on Archaeometry (ISA) 2014, Los Angeles, USA, May 2014, Program and Abstract Book, p.147.

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Christodoulakis J., Bassiakos Y., and Athanassas C., 2013. Absolute dating and palaeoenvironmental evolution in Palaeolithic Mani, SW Peloponnesus, Poster presentation in the EGU General Assembly, April 2013, Vienna, Austria.

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Christodoulakis, J., Athanassas, C., Bassiakos, Y., Varotsos, C., 2013. New geoarchaeological and palaeoenvironmental studies in Mani Peninsula (S. Peloponnesus) by employing luminescence dating techniques. Oral presentation in 6th Symposium of Hellenic Society for Archaeometry (HSA) “Craft-based Cultural Influences in the Mediterranean”. Acropolis Museum, Athens, May 2013.

Christodoulakis J., Bassiakos Y., Tsakalos E., and Kazantzaki M., 2013. Dating results of new palaeoenvironmental studies conducted in South Peloponnesus, Greece, Poster presentation in the 40th ISA Conference, May 2014, LA, USA.

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Christodoulakis J., 2012. Palaeoenvironment reconstruction of SW Peloponnesus using luminescence dating technique, Poster presentation in the PEOPLE Marie Curie Conference 2012, November 2012, Nicosia, Cyprus.

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Tsakalos, E., Bassiakos, Y., Kazantzaki, M., Christodoulakis J., 2014. Unravelling the Palaeoenvironmental Framework of Southeast Cyprus over the Late Quaternary – Luminescence Geochronology and Quartz Grains-Shape Examination. Poster presentation in 40th International Symposium on Archaeometry (ISA) 2014, Los Angeles, USA, May 2014, Program and Abstract Book, p.155.

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Tsakalos, E., Athanassas, C., Bassiakos, Y., 2013. Luminescence dating of last interglacial coastal deposits of Cyprus: overcoming quartz complications by elevated-temperature Infrared Stimulated Luminescence (IRSL) from feldspars. EGU General Assembly 2013, Geophysical Research Abstracts 15.

Tsakalos, E., Athanassas, C., Bassiakos, Y., Triantaphyllou, M., 2013. Infrared Stimulated Luminescence (IRSL) of late Quaternary coastal deposits of a site in south east Cyprus. Seventh World Archaeological Congress Proceedings, Black Sea, Jordan.

Tsakalos, E., 2012. Optically Stimulated Luminescence (OSL) Dating of Coastal Aeolianites in South East Cyprus. Proceedings of the People 2012 conference, Nicosia.

Kazantzaki, M., Bassiakos, Y., Rondoyanni, T., Tsakalos, E., Christodoulakis, J., 2014. Quaternary Palaeoenvironmental Reconstruction of the Coastal Zone of North Evoikos Gulf (Greece) based on the use of Luminescence Dating Techniques. Poster presentation in 40th International Symposium on Archaeometry (ISA) 2014, Los Angeles, USA, May 2014, Program and Abstract Book, p.154.

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pXRF application in Archaeology

Adler, D.S., Wilkinson, K.N., Blockley, S., Mark, D., Pinhasi, R., Schmidt-Magee, B., Nahapetyan, S., Mallol, C., Berna, F., Glauberman, P., Raczynski-Henk, Y., Wales, N., Frahm, E., Jöris, O., MacLeod, A., Smith, V., Cullen, V., Gasparyan, B. Early Levallois Technology and the Transition from the Lower to Middle Palaeolithic in the Southern Caucasus. Science 345 (6204):1609-1613.

Frahm, E. 2014. Characterizing Obsidian Sources with Portable XRF: Accuracy, Reproducibility, and Field Relationships in a Case Study from Armenia. Journal of Archaeological Science 49:105-125.

Frahm, E., Feinberg, J.M., Schmidt-Magee, B., Wilkinson, K., Gasparyan, B., Yeritsyan, B., Karapetian, S., Meliksetian, Kh., Muth, M.J.*, Adler, D.S. 2014. Sourcing Geochemically Identical Obsidian: Multiscalar Magnetic Variations in the Gutansar Volcanic Complex and Implications for Palaeolithic Research in Armenia. Journal of Archaeological Science 47:164-178.

Frahm, E., Schmidt, B., Gasparyan, B., Yeritsyan, B., Karapetian, S., Meliksetian, Kh., Adler, D.S.   2014. Ten Seconds in the Field: Rapid Armenian Obsidian Sourcing with Portable XRF to Inform Excavations and Surveys. Journal of Archaeological Science 41:333-348.

Frahm, E., Doonan, R.C.P., Kilikoglou, V. 2014. Handheld Portable X-ray Fluorescence of Aegean Obsidians. Archaeometry 56:228-260.

Frahm, E., Feinberg, J.M. 2013. Environment and Collapse: Eastern Anatolian Obsidians at Urkesh (Tell Mozan, Syria) and the Third-Millennium Mesopotamian Urban Crisis. Journal of Archaeological Science 40(4):1866-1878 — Included in Elsevier’s Archaeology Altmetrics Virtual Special Issue of  the publisher’s ten highest-ranked archaeological articles (#5) of 2013

Frahm, E., Feinberg, J.M. 2013. Empires and Resources: Central Anatolian Obsidian at Urkesh (Tell Mozan, Syria) during the Akkadian Period. Journal of Archaeological Science 40(2):1122-1135.

Frahm, E., Doonan, R.C.P. 2013. The Technological versus Methodological Revolution of Portable XRF in Archaeology (Review). Journal of Archaeological Science 40(2):1425-1434.

Frahm, E., 2013. Is Obsidian Sourcing about Geochemistry or Archaeology? A Reply to Speakman and Shackley (Commentary). Journal of Archaeological Science 40(2):1444-1448.

Frahm, E., 2013. Validity of “Off-the-Shelf” Handheld Portable XRF for Sourcing Near Eastern Obsidian Chip Debris. Journal of Archaeological Science 40(2):1080-1092.

Frahm, E., Beverly Schmidt, Boris Gasparyan, Benik Yeritsyan, Sergei Karapetian, Khachatur Meliksetian, and Daniel S. Adler. 2014. Ten Seconds in the Field: Rapid Armenian Obsidian Sourcing with Portable XRF to Inform Excavations and Surveys. Journal of Archaeological Science 41:333-48.

Frahm, E., Roger C.P. Doonan, and Vassilis Kilikoglou. 2014. Handheld Portable X-ray Fluorescence of Aegean Obsidians. Archaeometry 56:228-60.

Frahm, E. and Roger C.P. Doonan. 2013. The Technological versus Methodological Revolution of Portable XRF in Archaeology (Review). Journal of Archaeological Science 40(2):1425-1434.

Frahm, E., 2013. Validity of “Off-the-Shelf” Handheld Portable XRF for Sourcing Near Eastern Obsidian Chip Debris. Journal of Archaeological Science 40(2):1080-1092.

 


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