CMAM in the Treasury Quimbaya project

Treasury quimbaya pieceCMAM has participated in an international project of "Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas" (CSIC) in collaboration with the "Museo de América de Madrid", that has estudied the latest developments in observational techniques and non-destructive analysis of a set of pre-Columbian metallurgy pieces.

This project tries to know the manufacture process, assembly and use of gold pieces from Costa Rica and the archeologycal site known as Treasury Quimbaya from Colombia. The pieces have been moved from Museum to our laboratory, where has been analized with ion beams generated in the accelerator of CMAM.

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