FACEM – Provenance Studies on Pottery in the Central Mediterranean
The development of the FACEM Expert System, dealing with the classification of sherd types for the provenience analysis of ancient ceramics, is lead by Prof. Verena Gassner, Institute of Classical Archaeology, University of Vienna; project staff: Maria Trappichler, Silvia Radbauer, Ireen Kowallek et al.
The project was supported by: FWF Project 20597, Österreichische Nationalbank, Jubiläumsfonds, Project no. 14303.
Currently an archaeometric tool for the provenancing of ceramics using petrographical and geochemical methods is under development, supported by FWF 25046, lead by Dr. Babett Bechtold.
Acting as a national research partner CHC develops an XPS (expert system) that supports the archaeologists in dealing with large amounts of heterogeneous data and serves as an environment for net based publication.