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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 June 2017
Elements (2017) 13 (3): 183-186.
...David S. Whitley; Calogero M. Santoro; Daniela Valenzuela Rock varnish commonly occurs in arid environments. It can coat not only rock surfaces but also any exposed prehistoric stone artifacts and rock art. Thin sections of varnish coatings reveal microlaminations that reflect major changes between...
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Published: 01 May 2016
European Journal of Mineralogy (2016) 28 (2): 435-448.
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 February 2016
Elements (2016) 12 (1): 33-38.
...Federico Carò; Elena Basso; Marco Leona Abstract The scientific investigation of works of art has an essential role in understanding museum collections and is fundamental in establishing successful conservation and restoration strategies. In the multidisciplinary environment of museums, scientists...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.4
EISBN: 9781862397125
... and the scientist, landscape painter and art theorist Carl Gustav Carus. They argued that the artist should paint from a geologically informed perspective. Von Guérard’s interest in volcanic geology was sparked by his experiences in southern Italy, consolidated in Germany on expeditions through the Harz and Eifel...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.14
EISBN: 9781862397125
... The rapid urban growth of seventeenth-century Holland was a spin-off of the wealth created by the trade on the Baltic Sea, mainly in grain. In its wake a new bourgeoisie developed with a growing interest in the arts and sciences. Also, the awakening interest in landscape and landscape paintings...
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Published: 01 March 2014
European Journal of Mineralogy (2014) 26 (2): 333-354.
... at the Spanish National Museum of Roman Art comprise a representative record of archaeological pieces from different decorative programmes dated from the end of the 1 st century BC to the end of the 2 nd century AD. A multi-method approach combining polarized-light microscopy, cathodoluminescence, X-ray powder...
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Published: 01 November 2010
European Journal of Mineralogy (2010) 22 (6): 855-867.
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2009
European Journal of Mineralogy (2009) 21 (2): 443-456.
...-Foundation of the Sal. Oppenheim Jr. & Cie. Bank (Cologne) and the Alfred von Oppenheim-Foundation, started with sorting of the fragments, reconstruction of sculptures, and restoration of the art works. In the first years of the project the basalt fragments were distributed on palettes and sorted...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2005
South African Journal of Geology (2005) 108 (2): 297-308.
..., 1997 ) and from oxalate crusts formed under or over the paintings ( Mazel and Watchman, 2003 ) and dating using the rate of decomposition of amino acids ( Denninger, 1971 ; but see Rudner, 1989 ) suggest that the age of the analysed surviving San rock art in this part of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg can...
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Published: 01 January 2003
Rocky Mountain Geology (2003) 38 (1): 171-181.
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Published: 01 March 2001
European Journal of Mineralogy (2001) 13 (2): 421-428.
...Pilario COSTAGLIOLA; Marco BENVENUTI; Fernando CORSINI; Cinzia MAINERI; Isabella MASCARO Abstract Gypsum alabaster is being used to realise works of art since ancient times. In Italy, a number of quarries exploiting Messinian outcrops (in particular in Sicily and Tuscany) are known since...
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