Roman cavalry sword "spatha"


Conservation and Restoration of museal artefacts

In the framework of SENSMAT project (Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 814596), Raman microspectrocopy and a self constructed Ramanspectrometer is used to research on and identify the following materials:

  1.  stones
  2.   wood
  3.   minerals
  4.   intrusive chemicals
  5.   corrosion products of metals


You can find more information about the EU project here.

Here are some examples:

Raman spectrum of a green mineral pigment :

Raman measurements on wall paintings in the abbey of Corvey: