Reference : Luminescence dating of ceramic building materials: application to the study of early ...
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http://hdl.handle.net/2268/114961
Luminescence dating of ceramic building materials: application to the study of early medieval churches in north-western France and south-eastern England
English
Blain, Sophie mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département des sciences historiques > Labo de dendrochronologie >]
Bailiff, Ian [> >]
Guibert, Pierre [> >]
Sapin, Christian [> >]
Prigent, Daniel [> >]
Bouvier, Armel [> >]
In press
Between craft and science: selected studies in archaeological ceramics
Martinón-Torres, Marcos mailto
Qatar Science Publishing
Yes
International
Doha
Qatar
European Meeting on Ancient Ceramics
from 10-09-2009 to 13-09-2009
British Museum
London
United Kingdom
[en] Luminescence ; dating ; building archaeology ; early medieval churches
[en] This study focuses on early medieval buildings in England and in France, specifically on those displaying the presence of brick in their masonry. The purpose was to determine whether medieval builders reused Roman salvaged building materials or if the bricks used were contemporary to the building under construction. Thus luminescence dating was applied to bricks sampled from 11 standing Anglo-Saxon or Carolingian churches. The luminescence dates show that the two types of practice were in use in both countries. Where contemporary brickmaking appears to be the case, the study also provided a more precise chronology of the buildings.
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http://hdl.handle.net/2268/114961

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