Now showing items 1-4 of 4
The use of FT-IR spectroscopy and SEM/EDS characterization of slips and pigments to determine the provenances of archaeological ceramics: The case of Guanacaste ceramics (Costa Rica)
In this paper, the red and black pigments and slips of 63 Guanacaste ceramics were analyzed by Scanning Electronic Microscopy and infrared spectroscopy. All the pigment layers were made by dilution of a pure pigment in the ...
Combining analytical chemistry and traceology: An innovative approach applied to Mesoamerican mirrors found at the Sojo site (Costa Rica)
An innovative approach based on the combination of spectroscopy and traceology was used in order to analyse iron ore mirrors excavated at the Sojo site (Chibcha area, present-day Costa Rica) in the northern Pacific region ...
Geomorphological Insights on Human-Volcano Interactions and Use of Volcanic Materials in Pre-Hispanic Cultures of Costa Rica, through the Holocene
Critical Zones (CZ) in tropical environments, especially near active volcanoes, are rich in resources such as water, food, and construction materials. In Central America, people have lived near volcanic centers for ...
Caracterización mineralógica y mecánica de un colgante de piedra verde, del sitio arqueológico Nuevo Corinto, Costa Rica
Mineralogical and mechanical characterization of a green stone pendant, from the archaeological site Nuevo Corinto, Costa Rica
Las piedras verdes fueron objetos de gran importancia dentro de las poblaciones precolombinas del territorio costarricense y fueron producidas desde el año 500 a.n.e hasta 900 n.e. El colgante verde en estudio pertenece ...