By Hanna M. Szczepanowska

Conservation of Cultural Heritage covers the tools and practices wanted for destiny museum pros who could be operating in numerous capacities with museum collections and artifacts. It additionally assists present pros in realizing the advanced decision-making techniques that face conservators each day. the individuality of this publication lies in correlating the facets of fabric technology and the behaviour of artifacts in a museum surroundings. it will likely be of specified gain to museum execs no longer informed in conservation.

Covering a extensive diversity of subject matters which are key to sound conservation within the museum, Conservation of Cultural Heritage is a crucial software for college students and pros alike in making sure that top perform is within the maintenance of vital collections.

Show description

Read or Download Conservation of Cultural Heritage: Key Principles and Approaches PDF

Best archaeology books

Han Material Culture: An Archaeological Analysis and Vessel Typology

Han fabric tradition is an research of Han dynasty (206 BC–AD 220) chinese language archaeology in response to a comparability of the sorts of vessels present in definitely dated tombs. the consequent chronological framework permits the go courting of tombs throughout China, of which nearly 1000 are documented right here.

Ancient Civilizations

Historical Civilizations bargains a complete and easy account of the world’s first civilizations and the way they have been came upon, drawing on many avenues of inquiry together with archaeological excavations, surveys, laboratory paintings, hugely really expert clinical investigations, and either old and ethnohistorical files.

The Early History of the Ancient Near East, 9000-2000 B.C.

Hans J. Nissen the following presents a much-needed evaluation of 7000 years of improvement within the historical close to East from the start of settled existence to the formation of the 1st nearby states. His method of the research of Mesopotamian civilization differs markedly from traditional orientations, which impose a pointy department among prehistoric and historical, literate, sessions.

Manufactured Light: Mirrors in the Mesoamerican Realm

Advanced and time-consuming to produce, iron-ore mirrors stand out between Prehispanic artifacts for his or her aesthetic good looks, their symbolic implications, and the complexity and talent in their meeting. synthetic mild offers the newest archaeological study on this stuff, concentrating on the intersection in their importance and use and at the technological points of the producing procedures that created them.

Additional info for Conservation of Cultural Heritage: Key Principles and Approaches

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Conservation of Cultural Heritage: Key Principles and Approaches by Hanna M. Szczepanowska

by James

Rated 4.35 of 5 – based on 15 votes