The course provides a broad overview of the main physical surveys on cultural heritage with particular regard to dating, the technical non-destructive elemental analysis and optical spectroscopy, the colorimetry and imaging techniques.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge of the main techniques based on physical phenomena used on paintings, archaeological artifacts and monuments. Ability to identify appropriate diagnostic paths concerning the specific artifact under investigation taking into account the conservation conditions and analytical needs
Lesson period: First semester
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)