Archaeological Materials Analysis & Organic Residues Analysis
SASAA carries out routine analysis on a wide range of art and archaeological materials. The objectives are numerous, but can include compositional information and details on production and use.
In addition to undertaking full-scale projects, we offer a quick reference analytical facility (Q-RAF), with guaranteed delivery of reports within two weeks of receipt of samples.
Sugar pots in situ at Tawahin, Jordan ©SASAA.
SEM image of Loch Glashan brooch ©SASAA.
19th Century Ottoman Textile ©SASAA.
Art and archaeological materials analysed by SASAA have included:
SASAA follows a rigorous methodology for materials analysis. Analytical techniques used by SASAA include:
A range of soil analysis techniques