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Federico Carò

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Scientific Research
Associate Research Scientist
New York, New York

Federico Carò received his PhD in Earth Science from the University of Pavia, Italy, where he worked on the characterization of natural and artificial building materials for conservation purposes. Since joining the staff of The Metropolitan Museum of Art he has investigated inorganic materials and techniques employed in artistic production, in close collaboration with conservators and curators. His research interests focus on the petrographic and geochemical characterization of stone and other geological materials in provenance studies.