Application of Gas Chromatography coupled with Mass Spectroscopy (GC/MS) to the analysis of archeological ceramic amphorae belonging to the Carthaginian fleet that was defeated in the Egadi battle (241 B.C.)

Rosa Pitonzo, Francesco Armetta, Maria Luisa Saladino, Francesca Oliveri, Sebastiano Tusa, Eugenio Caponetti

Abstract


The aim of this preliminary work was to identify characteristic compounds in 7 underwater marine ceramic amphorae sherds dating from the period of the battle of the Egadi Islands that decided the end of the First Punic War (241 B.C.) by Gas Chromatography coupled with Mass Spectroscopy (GC/MS).


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21014/acta_imeko.v6i3.457