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Ceramic Petrography Analytical Service
- Professional thin section petrographic and geochemical analysis of archaeological pottery, CBM, metallurgical ceramics, building stone, plaster and lithics, for the interpretation of provenance and craft technology.
- Prehistoric, Roman, Medieval, Post-Med and industrial artefacts analysed from UK and further afield.
- Geologically trained with nearly 20 years experience in archaeological petrography.
- Analysis on single artefacts or larger projects as needed.
- Services include thin section preparation, petrographic analysis, microphotography and full interpretation.
Petrographic Analysis of Roman Ceramics from Pentney, Norfolk (2015/94)
- Petrographic and X-ray Diffraction Analysis of Decorative Plaster from French
Colonial Cairo (2015/93)
- Petrographic Analysis of Prehistoric Ceramics from Aston Hall, Derbyshire
- Scanning Electron Microanalysis Analysis of Medieval Furnace Samples from
Sigtuna, Sweden (2015/91)
- Petrographic Analysis of Prehistoric Ceramics from Ryhall Substation Site,
Rutland, England (2015/90)
- X-ray Diffraction Analysis of Suspected Emery Sample from Keros, Greece
- Petrographic and X-ray Diffraction Analysis of Crucibles and Residues from
Sheffield Inner Ring Road Site, England (2014/88)
- Geochemical Analysis of Industrial Ceramics from Medieval Sigtuna, Sweden
- Petrographic Analysis of Prehistoric Ceramics from Ronaldsway Airport, Isle of Man (2014/86)
- Scanning Electron Microanalysis Analysis of Possible Glassmaking Ceramics from Medieval Sigtuna, Sweden (2014/85)