This section contains the slides and text I used for two lessons I delivered last year to the undergraduate students of the Aegean Civilization course, held by Prof. A. M. Jasink at the University of Florence. The first lesson aims to provide students with the basic knowledge of clays and the executive process of ceramics. This knowledge will be useful for archaeologists and cultural operators in practical operations and subsequent studies. The second lesson, instead, aims to introduce students to the conservation and restoration of archaeological artifacts through a brief history of restoration and practical experience of application in archaeological excavations. Relevantly, the used products are preliminarily introduced.
1. From clay to ceramic: the clay, its properties and the ceramic executive process
Because the seminar was for Italian students, the texts and the slides are in Italian.
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The ceramics: executive process, conservation and restore (Dall’argilla alla ceramica
The ceramics: executive process, conservation and restore (La Ceramica Archeologica: dallo scavo al restauro
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