Secrets of Greek artist's revealed: X-rays show hidden layers of paint on a stunning 2,500-year-old vase



Researchers have used a new x-ray scanning technique on an ancient Greek vase to reveal layers of hidden paint beneath the surface.
The results raise questions about how ancient pottery was produced, and whether previously unknown additional steps were involved.
The researchers now hope to use the x-ray scanning method on other materials that could be used in batteries or electronics.
‹ Slide me › WHAT DID THE SCAN SHOW?  Using a technique called synchrotron X-ray fluorescence, the team was able to uncover surprising steps in the production process that challenge the conventional... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 37
Source: Daily Mail
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