Archaeometric characterization and 3D survey:new perspectives for monitoring and valorisationof Morgantina silver Treasure (Sicily)

Francesco Di Paola, Filippo Alberghina, Salvatore Schiavone

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The Morgantina silver Treasurebelonging to the collections of the ArchaeologicalMuseum of Aidone (Sicily) were involved in a 3Dsurvey and diagnostics campaign for monitoringover time of the finds, in anticipation of theirtemporary transfer to the Metropolitan Museum ofArt in New York, for a period of four years.According to a multidisciplinary approach, it hasbeen developed a scientific and methodologicalprotocol based on non-invasive techniques toachieve a complete and integrated knowledge of theprecious items, of their conservation state andincreasing their valorisation. All acquired data, i.e.3D models, UV fluorescence and X-Ray images andchemical information, will be made available, in aintegrated way, within a web oriented platform,that will represent a in progress tool to deepen theexisting archaeological knowledge and technologiesof production and to obtain referenced informationof the state of preservation, before and after movingof the finds from their exposure site.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Numero di pagine6
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2015


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