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By David A. Scott, Jerry Podany, Brian B. Considine

The maintenance and examine of metals when it comes to the issues of decay and acceptable tools of exam and remedy more and more contain collaboration among scientists and conservators. The 16 essays during this quantity specialise in genuine items from quite a lot of sessions and cultures. participants comprise Thomas Chase of the Freer Gallery in Washington, D.C., at the expertise of chinese language bronze casting; Paola Fiorentino of the Istituto Centrale del Restauro in Rome at the conservation of the equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius; Knud Holm of the nationwide Museum of Denmark at the recovery of nineteenth-century zinc sculptures; Ian MacLeod of the Western Australian Maritime Museum at the conservation of metals from underwater websites; and W. Andrew Oddy of the British Museum at the use of gold foil and cord in the course of the Iron Age in southern Africa

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P. DE SANTIS, F. GORI, G. GUATTARI, AND J. M. WEBSTER 1985 The use of speckle interferometry in the study of large works of art. In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Non-destructive Testing in Conservation of Works of Art 4(1):1–12. Rome: Istituto Centrale per il Restauro (ICR) and Associazione Italiana Prove non Distruttive (AIPnD). , AND G. SANTUCCI 1988 Metodo di calcolo agli elementi finiti e misure estensimetriche per l’analisi strutturale dei manufatti storico-artistici.

This causes one to contemplate the remarkable survival of this monument thus far and the loss for future generations if it were to be erected again FIGURE 10. in the open air and this link to the past were thereby destroyed. Detail of the horse’s raised hoof showing medieval graffiti in the N O T E S shape of a star. 1. For the study of the structure of the monument, see Accardo, Amodio et al. 1989; Accardo, Bennici, et al. 1989; Accardo, Caneva et al. 1983; Accardo et al. 1985; Accardo and Santucci 1988.

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