Chemical characterisation of Islamic glass from Silves’ Castle (Portugal)

Rosa Varela Gomes, Nadine Schibilleb

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Abstract

Archaeological excavations conducted by one of us (RVG) since 1984 at Silves’ Castle (Portugal) yielded a significant eleventh to thirteenth-century glass assemblage. A representative cross-section of different artefact types from different well-stratified contexts was selected for LA-ICP-MS analyses. We present the analytical results as a function of the different vessel types (goblets, bowls, jugs, jars and small flasks) and different colours.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 5th GLASSAC International Conference
EditorsInês Coutinho , Teresa Palomar , Susana Coentro , Andreia Machado , Márcia Vilarigues
Place of PublicationLisboa
PublisherNOVA.FCT Editorial
Pages120-121
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)978-989-99528-3-6
Publication statusPublished - May 2017
Event5th International Conference on Glass Science in Art and Conservation. GLASSAC2017 - Lisbon, Portugal
Duration: 7 Jun 20179 Jun 2017

Publication series

NameActas e Proceedings

Conference

Conference5th International Conference on Glass Science in Art and Conservation. GLASSAC2017
CountryPortugal
CityLisbon
Period7/06/179/06/17

Keywords

  • Silves’ Castle
  • Islamic glass
  • Gharb al-Andalus
  • Medieval fortifications

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