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Egyptian Coffins and Sarcophagi in the San Diego Museum of Man: Some Technical Studies

February 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

 

 

The San Diego museum of man has a collection of Saite and Ptolemaic coffins and mummies which were the subject of a technical study from 2007-2009.  Pigments, binding media, grounds, wood and degradation products were characterized by x ray diffraction analyses, x ray fluorescence spectroscopy, polarized light microscopy, wood anatomy, gas chromatography mass spectrometry and Elisa, a synopsis of the results of the study will be presented with examples of specific coffins illustrated.

Light lunch provided.

David Scott

Professor
Art History
UCLA Getty Conservation Program

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Date:
February 23
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
Phone:
(310) 825 - 4165
Website:
nelc.ucla.edu

Venue

NELC Seminar Room (Humanities 365)
365 Humanities
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Phone:
310-825-4165
Website:
www.nelc.edu