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dc.contributor.advisorΖαχαριάς, Νικόλαος
dc.contributor.authorΚλαδούρη, Νικολέττα-Κανέλλα
dc.description.abstractA collection of 47 copper alloy artifacts from the sanctuary of Athena Alea at Tegea, dating to the 9th-7th centuries BC, was studied and chemically analysed with handheld p-XRF, μXRF and SEM-EDS to determine the alloy type that was used for their production. The collection consists of Cu-Sn binary alloys. The relative concentration of the two metals does not seem to have been determined by the type of artifact the alloy was used to produce. The results also imply that fresh rather than scrap metal was used. The majority of the artifacts is made of bronze with an average tin content of approximately 11%. There is, however, an object which was found to have a significantly lower tin concentration, which averages 0.3% Sn. The lead content in the assemblage ranges from 0.5 to 4.94%. Because lead concentrations in the Helladic and the extended Balkan area are significant, their presence is interpreted as a non deliberate addition. The iron content ranges from 0.02 to 1.10%, while nickel exhibits a concentration range between 0.03 - 0.34%. Both elements are believed to be non-intentional additions to the alloys, resulting from the smelting process and originating in the copper ores. Arsenic is detected in all artifacts, in a mean concentration of 0.17%. The limited amount of arsenic may be the result of the use of arsenic-rich copper ores and less likely can be interpreted as evidence for the possible use of recycled metal deriving from artifacts dating to the Bronze Age. The present study provides evidence concerning the continuity of the use of bronze with high tin content in the area of Tegea during the Geometric and Orientalizing periods.el
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dc.publisherΠανεπιστήμιο Πελοποννήσουel
dc.rightsΑναφορά Δημιουργού-Μη Εμπορική Χρήση-Όχι Παράγωγα Έργα 3.0 Ελλάδα*
dc.subjectΚαρφίτσες και βελόνες -- Ελλάδα -- Τεγέαel
dc.subjectΚοσμήματα, Αρχαία -- Ελλάδα -- Τεγέαel
dc.subjectΧαλκός – Ανάλυσηel
dc.subjectΑρχαιολογία -- Μεθοδολογίαel
dc.subjectΤεγέα (Αρχαία Πόλη) – Αρχαιότητεςel
dc.titleA technological study of a bronze pins collection of geometric period from the sanctuary of Athena Alea at Tegeael
dc.typeΜεταπτυχιακή διπλωματική εργασίαel
dc.contributor.committeeΟρφανού, Βάνα
dc.contributor.committeeΖυμή, Ελένη
dc.contributor.departmentΤμήμα Ιστορίας, Αρχαιολογίας και Διαχείρισης Πολιτισμικών Αγαθώνel
dc.contributor.facultyΣχολή Ανθρωπιστικών Επιστημών και Πολιτισμικών Σπουδώνel
dc.contributor.masterCultural Heritage Materials and Technologiesel
dc.subject.keywordΑρχαία κοσμήματαel
dc.subject.keywordΧάλκινα κοσμήματαel
dc.subject.keywordΧάλκινες καρφίτσεςel
dc.subject.keywordΑρχαιότητες Τεγέαςel

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