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- DescriptionThis is a detailed and informative overview of the latest research and development in stone conservation. Petra, Angkor, Copan, Venice, Lascaux, Easter Island - all are examples of irreplaceable cultural heritage built in stone and w slowly disappearing. Stone Conservation is a tool for conservators and conservation scientists to guide policy, practice, and research in the preservation of stone in monuments, sculpture, and archaeological sites. This second edition reflects the explosion of new research, enlarging the discussion of preventive conservation and adding new sections on rock art and other subjects. It provides a strategic overview of stone conservation research and an updated critique of the field's strengths and weaknesses. The accompanying bibliography summarizes material published between 1995 and 2009 and provides a framework for building a coherent base of useful kwledge for practicing conservators and scientists.
- Author BiographyEric Doehne is a scientist at the Getty Conservation Institute. Clifford Price is Emeritus Professor of Archaeological Conservation at University College London.
- Author(s)Clifford Price,Eric Doehne
- PublisherGetty Trust Publications
- Date of Publication30/12/2010
- SubjectThe Arts: General & Reference
- Place of PublicationSanta Monica CA
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintGetty Conservation Institute,US
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations, black & white tables
- Weight522 g
- Width215 mm
- Height280 mm
- Spine11 mm
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