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White marble sculptures from the National Museum of Roman Art (Mérida, Spain): sources of local and imported marbles
This contribution reports the results of the archaeometric study of 51 marble sculptures and decorative elements from the capital of Roman Lusitania , Augusta Emerita (Merida, Spain). These artefacts
Assessment of the physico-mechanical behaviour of gypsum-lime repair mortars as a function of curing time
Gypsum-based mortars were widely used during the Mudejar artistic period in Spain from the 12th to 16th century. During restoration works, compatibility between the new repair mortars and the
BLACk SCuLPTuRAL MATERIALS FROM VILLA ADRIANA: STuDy OF PROVENANCE
This contribution reports the archaeometric study of four black fragmented pieces and one small red pedestal stored in the reserves of Villa Adriana, Tivoli. They were petrographically studied to
Ancient gypsum mortars from Sta. Maria Magdalena Church (Zaragoza-Spain): Advances in technological manufacture
Gypsum mortars were very commonly used during the Mudejar artistic period in Spain from the 12 to 16 century. The region of Aragon is one of the most important centres of Mudejar architecture in the
The marble of O Incio (Galicia, Spain): Quarries and first archaeometric characterisation of a material used since roman times
In spite of the great leap forward experienced in our understanding of the use of marble and other ornamental stones in Roman Spain, provenance studies are still quite uncommon in some territories of
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