The Presence Of Cement Mortars In The Added Chambers Of El Sakakeny Palace: A Case Study

@inproceedings{Salama2016ThePO,
  title={The Presence Of Cement Mortars In The Added Chambers Of El Sakakeny Palace: A Case Study},
  author={Kholod K. Salama and Mona Fouad Ali and A. M. A. Moussa},
  year={2016}
}
A comprehensive investigation has been undertaken on the used mortar in construction of El Sakakeny palace dating to the 19th century designed by Antonio La Schiac. The analytical instruments used for this investigation were X- ray diffraction and Scanning Electron Microscopy coupled with EDX. The analysis shows that the mortar used in the fire place chamber was cement on other hand the mortar in the love chamber was calcium hydroxide mixed with silica as popular mortars were used before… Expand
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