Application of 57Fe Mössbauer Spectroscopy for the Characterisation of Materials of Archaeological Interest: The Work Performed in Italy

Research paper by L. Stievano, M. Bertelle, S. Calogero

Indexed on: 01 Sep '03Published on: 01 Sep '03Published in: Hyperfine Interactions


We present the development of the Mössbauer method as applied to the investigation of archaeological artefacts in Italy from 1980 on. In this way, we attempt to demonstrate the gradual improvement of the results and their increasing usefulness to archaeologists.