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A study of the glazing techniques and provenances of Tang sancai glazes using elemental and lead isotope analyses (2018)
Journal Article
Shen, J. Y., Henderson, J., Evans, J., Chenery, S., & Zhao, F. Y. (2018). A study of the glazing techniques and provenances of Tang sancai glazes using elemental and lead isotope analyses. Archaeometry, doi:10.1111/arcm.12436

This study analyses the elemental compositions and lead isotope ratios of Tang sancai glazes unearthed from the Huangpu kiln, the Huangye kiln, and two Tang sancai tomb sites. The Huangpu kiln and Huangye kiln Tang sancai glazes feature distinct lead... Read More

Structure of ancient glass by 29Si magic angle spinning NMR (2018)
Journal Article
Bradford, H., Ryder, A., Henderson, J., & Titman, J. J. (2018). Structure of ancient glass by 29Si magic angle spinning NMR. Chemistry - A European Journal, 24(29), doi:10.1002/chem.201800483. ISSN 0947-6539

29Si magic angle spinning (MAS) NMR spectroscopy is applied for the first time to the structural analysis of ancient glass samples obtained from archaeological excavations. The results show that it is possible to establish the distribution of Si envi... Read More

The archaeometry and archaeology of ancient Chinese glass: a review (2018)
Journal Article
Henderson, J., An, J., & Ma, H. (2018). The archaeometry and archaeology of ancient Chinese glass: a review. Archaeometry, 60(1), doi:10.1111/arcm.12368. ISSN 0003-813X

This paper provides a new review of archaeometric research carried out on glass found in China, set in an archaeological context, from its earliest occurrence, to the Song dynasty. It is set within a broad geographical context taking the terrestrial... Read More

The provenance of export porcelain recovered from the Nan’ao One: a shipwreck in the South China Sea (2016)
Journal Article
the Nan’ao One: a shipwreck in the South China Sea. Antiquity, 90(351), doi:10.15184/aqy.2016.67. ISSN 0003-598X

A compositional study employing neutron activation analysis was performed on eleven fragments of Ming dynasty blue-and-white export porcelain recovered from the Nan’ao One shipwreck and 64 samples from three kiln sources. Examination of the compositi... Read More

An archaeometric study of Hellenistic glass vessels: evidence for multiple sources (2016)
Journal Article
Oikonomou, A., Henderson, J., Gnade, M., Chenery, S., & Zacharias, N. (in press). An archaeometric study of Hellenistic glass vessels: evidence for multiple sources. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, doi:10.1007/s12520-016-0336-x. ISSN 1866-9557

In the present study, 53 glass fragments from core-formed vessels and 3 glass beads are investigated using SEM/EDX, EPMA and LA-ICP-MS. All samples were excavated in the Latin settlement of Satricum in central west Italy and apart from two, were foun... Read More