Pigments of the earliest Northumbrian manuscripts

Beeby, Andrew, Duckworth, Andrew, Gameson, R. G., Nicholson, Kate, Clark, R. J. H., Meehan, B. and Parker, Anthony (2016) Pigments of the earliest Northumbrian manuscripts. Scriptorium, 69 (1). pp. 33-59. ISSN 0036-9772

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Abstract

This article reports the findings of a campaign of non-destructive pigment analysis on a group of seventh- and eighth-century Northumbrian manuscripts, including the Durham Gospels. Integrating this critical mass of new information with the previously available data about related volumes such as Codex Amiatinus and the Lindisfarne Gospels, it reassesses the palette and use of colour in early Northumbrian manuscripts more generally.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: F100 Chemistry
F200 Materials Science
F400 Forensic and Archaeological Science
F900 Others in Physical Sciences
J500 Materials Technology not otherwise specified
V100 History by period
V300 History by topic
V900 Others in Historical and Philosophical studies
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Life Sciences > Applied Sciences
Depositing User: Kate Nicholson
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2016 12:15
Last Modified: 13 May 2017 20:05
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/28216

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