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Physicochemical and Archaeometric Characteristics of Goryeo Period Potteries from the Sandongri in Seosan, Korea
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  • Journal title : Journal of Conservation Science
  • Volume 32, Issue 2,  2016, pp.123-139
  • Publisher : The Korean Society Of Conservation Science For Cultural Properties
  • DOI : 10.12654/JCS.2016.32.2.03
 Title & Authors
Physicochemical and Archaeometric Characteristics of Goryeo Period Potteries from the Sandongri in Seosan, Korea
Lee, Chan Hee; Jin, Hong Ju;
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The excavated potteries of Goryeo Period from the Sandongri archaeological site in Seosan were studied on physicochemical analyses. Surface color of the samples are mainly grayish blue, and showed the natural glaze by melting the body soils during the burning. Partly, swelling surface are observed bloated marks because of blow out gas by burning. The potteries are some possibility of making the similar source clay on the basis of magnetic susceptibilities (about ) and general occurrences. Values of specific gravity, apparent porosity and absorption ratio are divided two groups as highly different cases of bloating surface samples. The source clay of the potteries used mainly microcrystalline clay, the mineral compositions are quartz and some colored minerals. Based on the analysis, the burning temperature of the potteries are assumed that they were around because detection of quartz and mullite within hard and compact matrices. As geochemical variations of the samples, evolution trends of rare earth, compatible and incompatible elements showed very similar patterns excepting the some major elements, that means the potteries are interpreted to making by elutriation processes using the same raw clays from very similar basement rocks of genetically.
Goryeo period;Potteries;Natural glaze;Bloated mark;Burning temperature;Source clay;
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