Writing Conservation: The impact of text on conservation decisions and practice

  title={Writing Conservation: The impact of text on conservation decisions and practice},
  author={E. Pye},
  • E. Pye
  • Published 2013
  • Political Science
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Deconstructing Textuality, Reconstructing Materiality
This paper addresses the modern dominance of a textualist approach to the inscribed material culture of Mesopotamia, which perceives all things written as highly valuable and the very act of writingExpand


Agendas for Digital Palaeography in anArchaeological Context: Egypt 1800 BC
Handwriting raises issues alive in archaeological debates, philosophical and historical. In turn, by their extreme fragmentariness, the earliest archaeological manuscripts could generate usefullyExpand
Reflectance Transformation Imaging Systems for Ancient Documentary Artefacts
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Taking Liberties: The Struggle for Britain's Freedoms and Rights
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Writing and Script
1. Writing and its emergence 2. Development and diffusion of writing 3. Disappearance of scripts 4. Decipherment and undeciphered scripts 5. How writing systems work 6. Alphabets 7. Chinese andExpand
Babylon Myth and Reality
Over 2500 years after the city's fall, Babylon is still an evocative name. The resonance of the Tower of Babel, the Hanging Gardens, Daniel in the Lions Den or the madness of Nebuchadnezzar continuesExpand
Digital Heritage: Applying Digital Imaging to Cultural Heritage
This PDF file contains the editorial “Digital Heritage: Applying Digital Imaging to Cultural Heritage” for JEI Vol. 16 Issue 01
Objects: Reluctant Witnesses to the Past
1. Investigating Objects: Theories and Approaches 2. Objects as Social Indicators (Form, Decoration and Depiction) 3. Objects as Products (Manufacture) 4. Objects and Materials as Trade GoodsExpand
Digital preservation of ancient cuneiform tablets using 3D-scanning
This work seeks to provide accurate, high resolution 3D models of these tablets for scholars' use in their research and for digital preservation of these unique historical artifacts. Expand
Imaging the past: recent applications of multispectral imaging technology to deciphering manuscripts
Multi-spectral imaging (MSI), which was developed to explore the surface of the earth and other planets from space, has been adapted to read and record faded or burnt manuscripts. The authors showExpand