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History, Technology and Conservation of Ancient Metal, Glasses and Enamels

On 16-19 November 2011 an international symposium entitled History, Technology and Conservation of Ancient Metal, Glasses and Enamels was held at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Further information is available at http://www.ims.demokritos.gr/gme2011/. Papers and posters of interest to Nestor readers included:

P. Themelis, "Aspects on the role of metals, glasses and enamels in the Greek prehistory and antiquity"

M. Lowe Fri, "Manufacturing experiments with Minoan double axes and chisels"

P. Polychronakou-Sgouritsa, C. Tselios, and Y. Bassiakos, "Analytical Investigation of the Lead Finds from the Mycenaean Settlement and Cemetery of Lazarides on the Island of Aegina (Greece)"

G. Nightingale, "Lefkandi's vitreous beads at the beginning of a new tradition of vitreous materials in the Aegean"

G. Mastrotheodoros, K. G. Beltsios, N. Zacharias, and X. Arapogianni, "Preliminary study of Mycenaean glass finds from S.W. Peloponnese Sites"

D. Möncke, D. Palles, N. Zacharias, M. Kaparou, M. Papageorgiou, E. I. Kamitsos, L. Wondraczek, and A. Oikonomou, "Chemistry, Structural and Technological Examination of a Greek Glass Archaeological Collection Spanning from the Mycenaean to Roman Period probed by SEM/EDS, IR and Raman Spectroscopy"

K. Giannakos, "The Aegean type sword found at Hattusas, silver as rare metal and the written sources, contribute to the dating of Trojan War?"

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