D. Chiriu, C. Ricci, A. Polcaro, P. Braconi, D. Lanzi, D. Nadali, Raman Study on Pompeii Potteries: The Role of Calcium Hydroxide on the Surface Treatment, in Journal of Spectroscopy Vol. 2014 (2014), article ID435026:1-10.


D. Nadali,  A. Polcaro, D. Chiriu, C. Ricci, Archaeological study and Raman analysis on Early-Dynastic pottery from Kish, in preparation.

D. Nadali,  A. Polcaro, D. Chiriu, C. Ricci, Preliminary results of Raman analysis on Assyrian Reliefs preserved in Museum Barracco (Rome) and Ashmolean Museum (Oxford), in preparation.

Selected Bibliography of Raman application in archaeology

Clark, R.J.H. (2007): Raman microscopy as a structural and analytical tool in the fields of art and archaeology, Journal of Molecular Structure 834-836, pp. 74-80.

Colomban, P., Khoi, D.N., Liem, N.Q., Roche, C. and Sagon, G. (2004): Sa Huynh and Cham potteries: microstructure and likely processing, Journal of Cultural Heritage 5, pp. 149-155.

Middleton, A., St John Simpson and Simpson, A. P. (2008): The manufacture and decoration of Parthian glazed ‘splipper coffins' from Warka, The British Museum technical Research Bulletin 2, pp. 29-37.

Santarelli, M. L. (2009): Caratterizzazione di uno strato pittorico di colore rosso 47 degli affreschi (Appendice 2), Bollettino d'arte Serie VII,  Anno 2009 (XCIV), pp.47-48.

Smith, G.D. and Clark, R.J.H. (2004): Raman microscopy in archaeological science, Journal of Archaeological Science 31, pp. 1137-1160.

Verri, G. et al. (2009): Assyrian colours: pigments on a neo-Assyrian relief of a parade horse, The British Museum technical Research Bulletin 3, pp. 57-62.