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Medieval Sculpture and Nuclear Science

Medieval Sculpture and Nuclear Science

Medieval Sculpture and Nuclear Science

Video created by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1996

Medieval Sculpture and Nuclear ScienceThis 1996 video demonstrates the use of neutron activation analysis to help determine the provenance (origin) of a fragment of medieval sculpture at The Cloisters, part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. For more information about this process and a database of samples, visit The Limestone Sculpture Provenance Project

See also: New Science + Old Statues = Puzzle Solved

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