WOOD IDENTIFICATION IN THE CAPPELLA PALATINA CEILING (12th CENTURY) IN PALERMO (SICILY, ITALY)

@article{Romagnolj2007WOODII,
  title={WOOD IDENTIFICATION IN THE CAPPELLA PALATINA CEILING (12th CENTURY) IN PALERMO (SICILY, ITALY)},
  author={M. Romagnolj and M. Sarlatto and F. Terranova and E. Bizzarrj and S. Cesettj},
  journal={Iawa Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={28},
  pages={109-124}
}
  • M. Romagnolj, M. Sarlatto, +2 authors S. Cesettj
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • Iawa Journal
  • Anatomical studies were made on the structural and decorative elements of the wooden ceiling of the 12th century Cappella Palatina in Palermo, Sicily, to identify the timbers used, analyse their likely provenance, and discuss the selection criteria used by the builders. One hundred and fifty fragments were examined. Abies sp., Pinus sp., Betula sp., Populus sp. and Fagus sylvatica were found and all are most probably from Sicily. Some of the Abies fragments probably belong to Abies nebrodensis… CONTINUE READING
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