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Materials issues in art and archaeology II : symposium held April 17-21, 1990, San Francisco, California, U.S.A. / editors, Pamela B. Vandiver, James Druzik and George Segan Wheeler.

By: Vandiver, Pamela Bowren
Contributor(s): Druzik, James | Wheeler, George Segan | Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology Symposium (2: 1990: San Francisco) | Materials Research Society
Language: English Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : Materials Research Society, 1991.Description: xxx, 844p. : ill., maps, photos. ; 23cm.ISBN: 1558990747Subject(s): Antiquities -- Collection and preservation | Art -- Expertising | Art -- Conservation and restoration | Archaeology -- Methodology -- Congressess | Antiquities -- Analysis
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: Introduction / P.B. Vandiver, G.S. Wheeler; The interpretation of artifact attributes / W.D. Kingery; Proceedings, Part I. New methods and new applications of technical analyses. Accelerator radiocarbon measurments / D.J. Donahue [et al]; The new Netherland/New York ceramic chemistry archive / Allan S. Gilbert, G. Harbottle; Applications of environmental scanning electron microscopy / D. Stulik, E. Doehne; Dunamic studies of materials using the environmental scanning electron microscope / E. Doehne, D. Stulik; Statistical analysis of lead isotope data / T.J. Reedy, C.L. Reedy; Non-destructive analysis of ancient Chinese bronzes utilizing industrial computed tomography / E.B. Avril, S.D. Bonadies; High-resolution computed tomography and digital radiography / F.H. Seguin; Cation-selective reagents for conservation treatments / D.R. Chartier; II, Painting, a problem in composite materials: substrates, binding media and figments. The mechanics of the deterioration of surfaces / G.A. Berger, William H. Russell; Thermal analysis of fresh and mature oil paint films / C.W. McGlinchey; Applied mechanics of materials in conmservation research / M. F. Mecklenberg; Ion beam analysis of pigments / Barbara Cho [et al]; Laser spectroscopy of materials used in paintings / Londa J. Larson [et al]; Luminescence of alizarin and its metal complexes / L.J. Larson, J.I. Zink; Electyron and optical microscopy of prehispanic mural paintings / D. Magaloni, M. Aguilar, V. Castaño; Analysis of materials from a late 15th - early 16th century polychromed wood sculpture / L.P. Stodulski, V.J. Dorge; III, Stone, adobe and architectural glass: monitoring and stabilization. The use of epoxy resins for stone consolidation / C.M. Selwitz; Surfactants and adherent silicon resins / R. Snethlage, E. Wendler; Modification of the physical properties of natural and artificial adobe by chemical consolidation / R.L. Coffman, N. Agnew, C. Selwitz; Toward a better understanding of B72 acrylic resin / G.S. Wheeler [et al]; Protective coatings for medieval stained glasses / H. Schmidt, D. Fuchs; Glass-sensors / D.R. Fuchs, H. Römich, H. Schmidt; Venice: stone materials behaviour in connection with the environment / G. Biscontin [et al]; Contour scaling and building facades / E. Wendler, D.D. Klemm, R. Snethlage; Evaluation in situ of the state of deterioration of monumental stones by non-destructive ultra-sonic techniques / M. Montoto [et al]; Mechanical stresses generated by crystallization of salts inside treated and non-treated monumental stones / R.M. Esbert [et al]; IV, Characterization of stone sculpture and stone tools. Cathodoluminescence signature of white marble artifacts / V. Barbin [et al]; Recognising the limits of archaeological applications of non-destructive energy-dispersive x-ray fluorescence analysis of obsidians / P.D. Bouey; Technology and weathering of Mesoamerican jades as guides to authenticity / L.A. Garcia-Valdes; V, The role of technical studies in establishing cultural functions of ceramics. The critical role of technical analysis for prehistoric anthropological inference / G.O. Rollefson; Painterly ceramics in classical Athens and renaissance Italy / W.D. Kingery; Ceramic imagery in ancient Near Eastern literature / K. Pollinger Foster; Use technologies: an ethnoarchaeological study of Kalinga pottery / M. Aronson, J.M. Skibo, Miriam Stark; A compositional and microstructural study of Korean celadon glazes / Richard Newman; Nondestructive evaluation of the mineralogy of rock temper in ceramics using x-radiography / Christopher Carr, J. - C. Komorowski; Electron microprobe and petrographic analyses of prehistoric Hohokam pottery / D.R. Abbott, D.M. Schaller; Research in the technique of making pottery figurines of the Qin army / H.J. Qu, Z.H. Cheng, Xiao Jie Wu; An investigation of copper red glazes from Jingdezhen / Li Guozhen, Liu Zeyong, Guo Yengyi; Ancient high-strength ceramics: fritted faiencede bracelet manufacture at Harappa (Pakistan) / Blythe McCarthy, P. Vandiver; The reconstruction of ancient ceramic technology through the comparative analysis of ancient and contemporary potters' materials / J.T. Peña; Wheelmade or wheel-finished? / R.G. Henrickson; methodological trends in investigations into ancient pottery from the Levant / Ian Edwards; Estimating original firing temperature in low fired prehistoric ceramics / J.K. Feathers; The use of potsherds for interpreting alluvial deposits / C. Balista [et al]; Patination of ceramic objects, modern and prehistoric: a case from West Mexico / M. Aronson, W.D. Kingery; The use of acryloid B-72 in the treatment of archaeological ceramics / S.P. Koob; VI, Refractories and glasses: materials choices, workshops and industrial debris. Chemical characterization of Roman glass vessels, enamels and tessarae / Julian Henderson; A review of mid-second millennium B.C. Egyptian glass technology at Tell El-Amarna / P. Vendover, C.P. Swann, D. Cranmer; Role of materials analysis in the reconstruction of early metal extraction technology: zinc and silver-lead smelting at Zawar, Rajasthan / I.C. Freestone [et al]; An historical mullite fiber-reinforced ceramic composite / T.L. Lowe, N. Merk, Gareth Thomas; VII, Metals: the unnatural indicators of cultural differences. Fifth millennium B.C. evidence for metallurgical processing of copper and copper alloys in South-East Europe / P.D. Glumac, Judith A. Todd; Technical amalysis of sculpture for economic studies of past societies / Chandra L. Reedy; Fabrication of platinum-gold alloys in pre-hispanic South America / C.A. Handwerker [et al]; A technical and analytical study of two silver plates in the J. Paul Getty Museum / David Scott; Why is the Japanese sword curved? / W.N. Weins, P. Bleed; Archaeometallurgy / M. Goodway; Casting doubt: economic and technological considerations regarding metal casting in the ancient world / J.M. Ogden; Fine metalwork from the Roman cemetery at Stanstead / J.P. Northover [et al]; The distribution of phosphorus in Romano-British ironwork / A.E. Kaloyeros, R.M. Ehrenreich; Energy dispersive x-ray spectometry of gold-silver-copper standards / S.M. White [et al]; Events in the historical development of weights and money / H.G. Wiedemann, G. Bayer; Correlation of laboratory results with observations on long-term corrosion of iron and copper alloys / M.B. McNeil, D.W. Mohr, B.J. Little; Conserving iron objects from shipwrecks / Herman A. Smith; VIII, Textiles, paper and polymers. Reconstructing prehistoric textile and ceramic technology from impressions of cloth in figurines from Ecuador / K.E. Stothert [et al]; The interpretation of textile production and use by high and low status Caddoan groups / J.T. Kuttroff; Conservation of the Windover textiles / Bruce Humphrey [et al]; The effect of Vikane-TM on the stability cellulosic and ligneous materials / H.D. Burgess, N.E. Binnie; Permanence of Washi (Japanese paper) / M. Inaba, R. Sugisita; Corrosion and past "protective" treatments of the Benin "bronzes" in the National Museum of African Art / J.L. Schrenk; Use of ft-ir in the conservation of twentieth century objects / G.L. Shearer, S. Doyal.

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