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Marble [electronic resource]: Art Historical and Scientific Perspectives on Ancient Sculpture

J Paul Getty Museum; J Paul Getty Museum Department of Antiquities; J Paul Getty Museum Department of Antiquities Conservation
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Malibu, Calif. : J. Paul Getty Museum, 1990.
Language
English
Related Title
Art historical and scientific perspectives on ancient sculpture.
Series
Getty Publications virtual library
ISBN
0892361743, 9780892361748
Access Restriction
Unrestricted online access
Contents
  • Foreword / John Walsh
  • 'Disiecta Membra': The Remarkable History of Some Sculptures from an Unknown Temple / Angelos Delivorrias
  • The Quarrying Techniques of the Greek World / M. Waelkens, P. De Paepe, and L. Moens
  • Thasos and the Ancient Marble Trade: Evidence from American Museums / John J. Herrmann, Jr.
  • Stable Isotope Analysis of Greek and Roman Marble: Provenance, Association, and Authenticity / Norman Herz
  • Scientific Provenance Determination of Ancient White Marble Sculptures Using Petrographic, Chemical, and Isotopic Data / L. Moens, P. Roos, J. De Rudder, P. De Paepe, J. van Hende, and M. Waelkens
  • Stable Isotope Analysis of Carrara Marble: Some Questions for the Archaeologist / Susan Walker and Keith Matthews
  • Ancient Techniques of Making Joins in Marble Statuary / Amanda Claridge
  • Repair, Reuse, and Reworking of Ancient Greek Sculpture / Evelyn B. Harrison
  • Metal Attachments in Greek Marble Sculpture / Brunilde S. Ridgway
  • Some Reflections on Tools and Faking / Peter Rockwell
  • The Decline and Fall of a Greek Portrait: A Fake Portrait Tells Its Story / Flemming Johansen
  • Isotope Analysis of Greek, Roman, and Renaissance Marble Heads from the Antiquarium at Munich / Josef Riederer
  • 'Rosso Antico' and Other Red Marbles Used in Antiquity: A Characterization Study / Lorenzo Lazzarini
  • Once Again on 'Marmor Luculleum' / Angelina Dworakowska
  • Weathering Layers and the Authentication of Marble Objects / Richard Newman
  • Ancient Greek and Roman Marble Sculpture: Authentication', Weathering, and Provenance Determinations / Stanley V. Margol.
Description
1 online resource (299 pages) : illustrations, maps
Notes
  • "Papers delivered at a symposium organized by the Departments of Antiquities and Antiquities Conservation and held at the J. Paul Getty Museum, April 28-30, 1988."
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Los Angeles, CA : Getty Publications, 2013. (Getty Publications virtual library)
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