Project Details

Authentication Methodologies for Metal Artifacts based on Material Composition and Manufacturing Tec

AUTHENTICODE focuses on the establishment of scientifically and technically- based international standards in the application field of authentication of movable cultural items. The strategic objective of the research is the innovative integration of non-invasive techniques for objective authentication of metal artifacts (utilitarian and ornamental), based on material composition & description of manufacturing techniques. This is achieved by exploiting the most advanced analytically techniques and by developing & validating portable instrumentation based on selective composition markers' detection and characterization of technological fingerprints.
Objectives : To protect the cultural heritage by verifying the authenticity of cultural heritage objects

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Type : International
Duration : 36 Months
Status : Completed
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Partners : International