Conservation / Restauration

Florence (Italie):  basilica gets high-tech physical

X-ray tomography of a soil block: a useful tool for the restoration of archaeological finds

- Monitoring the stability of historical architecture using space technology

New single-step method for conserving waterlogged wooden artefacts

Researcher uses new technology to preserve ancient artifact

New nondestructive way to gauge degradation of ancient paper art and docs

Micro-scale technique helps preserve rock art legacy

The Salty Pots of Ur and the Desalination Station

Researchers find way to protect historic limestone buildings

Nuzi / Yorghan Tepe (Irak): An ancient statue, re-created

Protocols to preserve ancient wares

Warning on deterioration of famous Swedish warship, Vasa

Archaeological Laser Scanning Project

Texas A&M University Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation :shipwreck to be rebuilt after freeze drying process

Encasing the Magna Carta

 - Archaeologists begin intricate task of saving DeBraak's hull

 - Digitization Project Brings Ancient Inscriptions Into 21st Century

 - System protects burial chamber

 - Restorers and Microbiologists Use Bacteria to Make Works of Art Shine Like New

 - Researchers replicate rare cuneiform tablets using 3-D scanning and printing

 - Reglueing Prehistoric Pots at the National Park Service's Western Archaeological and Conservation Center

 - Diamond light illuminates process of silver decay in Catalonian altarpieces

 - Comparing ultra high-resolution photographs from the past and the present could hold the key to restoring Hastings' fire-damaged pier

 - Atmospheric sulfur dioxide blackens pigments in Pompeian frescoes

 - Nanotechnology to protect rock tombs in southern Turkey

 - How the ancient world used color – and how science reveals the faded past

 - Conservation des manuscrits anciens : avec ou sans oxygène ?

 - Restoring Ancient Artifacts: What Does it Take?

 - Ancient temple stitched back together

 - Utilisation du laser comme scalpel optique

 - Space science and the 16th century