01 September 2010

Brittle archaeological silver identification, restoration and conservation (1997)



Title: Brittle archaeological silver identification, restoration and conservation
Author: R.J.H. Wanhill
Publisher: National Aerospace Laboratory NLR
Year: 1997
Pages: 17
Type of document: Report
Link: http://www.nlr.nl/... (pdf, 702 Kb)

Note: Resource kindly indicated by Goran Budija

Table of Contents:

IntroductionEmbrittlement of Archaeological Silver
- Corrosion-induced embrittlement: description
- Corrosion-induced embrittlement: mechanisms
- Microstructurally-induced embrittlement: description
- Microstructurally-induced embrittlement: mechanisms
- Synergistic embrittlement
- Effects of grain size
- Effect of decorative mechanical working
Diagnostic Techniques for Determining Embrittlement
Restoration and Conservation of Embrittled Archaeological Silver
Summary


De Re Metallica (1556)








Title: De Re Metallica
Author: Georgius Agricola, translation by Herbert Clark Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover
Publisher: Dover Publications
Year: 1950
Link: http://posner.library.cmu.edu/...


Note: Resource kindly indicated by Goran Budija

30 August 2010

The Conservation of Archaeological Sites in the Mediterranean Region (1997)


Title: The Conservation of Archaeological Sites in the Mediterranean Region
Editor: Marta de la Torre
Publisher: The Getty Conservation Institute
Conference: An International Conference Organized by the Getty Conservation Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum, 6-12 May 1995
Year: 1997
Pages: 180
Link: http://www.getty.edu/... (pdf, 7.5 Mb)

Note: version fran├žaise disponible (pdf, 7.5 Mb)


Table of Contents:

Preface, Miguel Angel Corzo and John Walsh

Part One. The Management and Presentation of Archaeological Sites

The Archaeological Heritage in the Mediterranean Region, Marta de la Torre and Margaret Mac Lean
A Planning Model for the Management of Archaeological Sites, Sharon Sullivan
Management Considerations at a Mediterranean Site: Akrotiri, Thera, Christos Doumas
Reconstruction of Ancient Buildings, Hartwig Schmidt
The Presentation of Archaeological Sites, Renee Sivan

Part Two. Three Mediterranean Sites

The Roman Villa at Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Nicholas Stanley-Price
Knossos, John K. Papadopoulos
Ephesus, Martha Demas

Appendix A: Summary of Charters Dealing with the Archaeological Heritage, Martha Demas


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