EQUIPMENT OF MODULE 2

ANALYSIS, RESTORATION AND CONSERVATION OF ARCHEOLOGICAL AND ETHNOGRAPHIC ARTEFACTS

National Archaeological Institute with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Laboratory for Analysis, Conservation and Restoration

  1. Equipment for conservation treatment of archaeological artifacts – climate controlled environment, microscopes, micro-sanding machine, ultrasonic machines, etc.
  2. X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer (Shimadzu EDX-720-XRF) for non-destructive analysis of chemical composition of cultural valuables

National History Museum

Central Laboratory for Conservation and Restoration

  1. Equipment for conservation and restoration of movable cultural valuables of metals, ceramics, stone, wood, textile and bone, as well as of cultural valuables on paper, easel and wall paintings, as follows: stereomicroscopes, ultrasonic baths, vacuum drier, micromotors, grinding and polishing motors, specialized for conservation and restoration sandblaster, steam-cleaner, personal tools, etc.
  2. System for geodetic and connection survey based on Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)
  3. Photographic equipment for imaging in UV, visible and near infrared

National Academy of Art, Department Restoration

Research Laboratory for Conservation and Restoration

  1. Portable FourierTransform Infrared Spectrometer
  2. Thermal camera for thermographic imaging of non-movable valuables.
  3. Photo camera (Fujifilm UVIR Pro) с обективи, филтри, стативи и осветление
  4. Optical microscopes (Amplival, Neophot)
  5. Stereo microscopes (Carl Zeiss, Jena)
  6. Data logger KlimaLogg Pro with external sensors
  7. Equipment for micro chemical analyses and liquid chromatography

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, FACULTY OF HISTORY

Center of Archeometry

  1. Portable XRF Analyzer (S1 TITAN 800, Bruker)
  2. Restoration laser (ARTLASER LAMBDA SpA)

SOFIA UNIVERSITY “ST. KLIMENT OHRIDSKI”, FACULTY OF CHEMISTRY AND PHARMACY

Laboratory of trace analysis

  1. Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (Perkin Elmer SCIEX DRC-e ICP-MS) equipped with laser-ablation system (LA-ICP-MS, New Wave Research) and on-line liquid chromatographic section (LC-ICP-MS);
  2. Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (ICP-AES, Perkin Elmer Optima 7000 DV);
  3. High Performance Liquid Chromatography with a diode array detector (HPLC-DAD, VARIAN ProStar system);
  4. Gamma spectrometer;
  5. Microwave oven (Multiwave 3000, Anton Paar)

Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Laboratory for Analysis, Conservation and Restoration

  1. Trinocular microscope OZL 464 with microscope camera, camera for documentation of restoration interventions, dirt and soldering iron, refrigerator for storing chemicals, ultrasonic washing machine, ironing system, textile-restoring textiles, dyeing tank, water purification system .

Institute of Balkan Studies and Centre of Thracology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

  1. Electronic Database – Online Encyclopaedia Ancient Thrace and the Thracians http://www.thracians.net

Institute of Organic Chemistry with Centre of Phytochemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

  1. Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR, Tensor 27, Bruker)