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Object MS4494. Courtesy of the Penn Museum.

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Helen Wong, Ian Roy, Brandeis DH Lab

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Koh, Birney 2017

Record Summary

Sample Results

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Source Object Information

  • Source: stirrup jar MS4494
  • Find Site: Tourloti - Plakalona
    Atlas
  • Site Region: Crete
  • Date Relative: Late Minoan IIIC Early
  • Date Absolute: 1175 BCE
  • Production Location: western Siteia foothills
  • Current Location: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Bibliography

  • Koh, A., Birney, K.. Organic Compounds and Cultural Continuity: The Penn Museum Late Minoan IIIC Stirrup Jar from Tourloti. Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry. University of the Agean. 2017. 19-33. http://maajournal.com/Issues/2017/Vol17-2/Koh%20and%20Birney%2017(2).pdf.

Extraction Notes

  • Archem id: archem4428
  • Site orig id: MS4494
  • Sample date: 2015-08-21
  • Subsample amount: ~2 ml
  • Gcms analysis date: 2015-08-22
  • Stored in plastic: false
  • Plastic in gcms: false
  • Ided substance: true
  • Notes: LM IIIC Early; excavated in 1905/1906; subsamples were concentrated to solid by rotary evaporator and redissolved in uninhibited tetrahydrofuran (THF) to produce ~300 μl GC-MS analytes, which supplied 5 μl for auto injection; Solvent blanks were utilized before and after each sample; pulsed split injector and interface were both set to 250°C; initial oven temperature set to 100°C and held for two minutes before reaching 250°C at a rate of 10°C/minute, at which time it was held for an additional 11 minutes, giving the total program time of 28 minutes/sample
  • Site id: oa2017sit1
  • Source id: oa2017sou1
  • Equipment id: oa2017equ1
  • Extraction id: oa2017ext3
  • Chromatogram id: oa2017chr3
  • Author id: 0
  • Vetted: true
  • Sample type: Legacy object
  • Sample quality: 2

Extraction Protocol

  • Oa id: oa2017ext3
  • Solvent: ethanol
  • Buchi: false
  • Swished: true
  • Boiled manually: false
  • Notes: Third Swish Extraction; two vials; fast filter, mostly clean
  • Date: August 2015
  • Location: Penn Museum
  • Number: 3

Instrumentation

  • Oa id: oa2017equ1
  • Manufacturer: Agilent
  • Model: 7890A
  • Column manufacturer: Agilent
  • Column model: HP-5MS
  • Settings: pulsed split injector and interface were both set to 250°C; initial oven temperature was set to 100°C and held for two minutes before reaching 250°C at a rate of 10°C/minute, at which time it was held for an additional 11 minutes, giving the total program time of 28 minutes/sample; solvent blanks were utilized before and after the set
  • Detector: 5975C VL MSD Triple Axis Detector
  • Date: August 2015
  • Location: Brandeis University Department of Chemistry
  • Solvent: tetrahydrofuran (THF)