2nd annual project meeting, 19th-21st April 2017

The second annual meeting of the IMAGMA project team took place at Nieborów Palace, Poland, from 19th – 21st April 2017.

Nieborów meeting group photo

Together with the members of the IMAGMA team, we also welcomed as guests Dr. Oleksandr Buhai, Department of Nuclear Physics Research of the Institute of Applied Physics in Sumy, Ukraine, and Dr. Thomas Fauchet, IRAMAT UMR 5060 Centre Ernest-Babelon, Orelans, France.
A particular focus of the meeting was a comparison of the results of the different sampling and analytical methods employed.

Dinner at Nieborów


19.04. Wednesday
Afternoon – arrivals
19.00 Dinner
20.00 Preliminary discussions

20.04. Thursday
9.30 Reports
General outline of the project (A. Bursche)
Report of the German coordinator (D. Wigg-Wolf)
Report of the Polish coordinator (A. Bursche)
Imitations of Roman silver in North-West Europe: an initial overview of their distribution (H. Komnick)
3-D scaning, possibilities and problems (T. Więcek, W. Nowak)
11.00 Coffee
11.30 Reports – analysis
Pros and cons of using LA-ICP-MS method in IMAGMA project (B. Wagner, O. Syta)
Preliminary results Bochum (S. Klein)
Preliminary results Sumy: PIXE, XRD and RBS (O. Buchai)
13.00 Lunch
14.30 Technical aspects: Analysis, scans, database, etc.
Aurei and gold/gold-plated imitations from Ukraine. A brief review (K. Myzgin, T. Więcek)
Immensity of descriptors. A proposal of database of gold/gold-plated imitations (T. Więcek, K. Myzgin)
16.00 Coffee
16.30 Workplans, coordination
Definitions and limits (M. Rudnicki)
19.00 Formal dinner

21.04. Friday
9.30 Publications, dissemination
11.00 Coffee; departure of the German group
11.30 Workplans of the Polish group
13.00 Lunch
13.30 Departure