Gems and Gemmology - An Introduction for Archaeologists, Art-Historians and Conservators
Stefanos Karampelas; Lore Kiefert; Danilo Bersani; Peter Vandenabeele
Springer (2020)
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Gemology, History, Archaeology
Hardcover 9783030354480
This book provides a lucid introduction to the basics of gemmology. It familiarizes archaeologists, art historians and conservators with the science of gemstones and allows them to understand the basic concepts of their provenance, typology and treatments.
Which are the main types of gems? What treatments can be applied? How does one analyse gems? How can gems contribute to archaeometrical research?
This volume is written by four experts in the fields of gemmology and archaeometry and addresses both students who need an introduction to this field and professionals who want to refresh their knowledge of the topic. This work is part of a series of introductory texts that deal with a broad range of materials-related topics in archaeometry.
Product Details
Series Short Introductions to Cultural Heritage Science
No. of Pages 112
Height x Width 240 x 160  mm
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Location B 10
Purchase Price 76.42 CHF
Purchase Date mars 2020
Condition First hand
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