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British Museum Technical Research Bulletin

From: David Saunders <dsaunders<-a>
Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Volume 2 of the British Museum Technical Research Bulletin is now
available from Archetype Publications

    <URL:http://www.archetype.co.uk/>

and includes articles entitled:

    *   A new look at an old cat: a technical investigation of the
        Gayer-Anderson cat

    *   A musical instrument fit for a queen: the metamorphosis of a
        Medieval citole

    *   The manufacture and decoration of Parthian glazed 'slipper
        coffins' from Warka

    *   Conservation assessment of the Neanderthal human remains
        from Krapina, Croatia and its implications for the debate on
        the display and loan of human fossils

    *   Analysis and conservation of a weeping glass scarab

    *   The photo-ageing behaviour of selected watercolour paints
        under anoxic conditions

    *   Scientific aspects of ancient faces: mummy portraits from
        Egypt

    *   A Spanish Medieval altar 'set': new investigation and
        assessment of its date and manufacture

    *   Wooden Egyptian archery bows in the collections of the
        British Museum

All the articles published in volume 1 of the Bulletin (listed
below) are now available for free download from

    <URL:http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/online_journals.aspx>

although hard copies of this volume continue to be available from
Archetype Publications.

    *   A Shell Garniture from Gujarat, India in the British Museum

    *   New Visions of a New World: The conservation and analysis of
        the John White watercolours

    *   The effect of ultraviolet-filtered light on the mechanical
        strength of fabrics

    *   An elusive stone: the use of variscite as a semi-precious
    stone

    *   The emperor's terrapin

    *   Aztec conch shell working: high-tech design

    *   Writing that cannot be erased: investigations of a box of
        pigmented inlays from the tomb chapel of an Old Kingdom
        noble

    *   The black bronzes of Burma

    *   The effects of relative humidity on the corrosion of iron:
        an experimental view

David Saunders
Department of Conservation and Scientific Research
The British Museum
Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3DG
UK
+44 20 7323 8669


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