AN EXAMINATION OF THE PATINA AND CORROSION MORPHOLOGY OF SOME ROMAN BRONZES
DAVID A. SCOTT
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DAVID A. SCOTT studied chemistry at the University of Reading and later took degrees in conservation and a Ph.D. in the study of ancient metallurgy of the New World from University College, Institute of Archaeology, London. In 1981 he began lecturing in the conservation training course at the Institute of Archaeology in the Department of Conservation and Materials Science. He was appointed as an editor of Studies in Conservation in 1984 and became a Fellow of IIC in 1991. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 1993, having been a member since 1984. In 1987 he was named head of museum services for the Getty Conservation Institute. His principal interests are the archaeometallurgy of ancient Colombia, Ecuador, and Costa Rica, the study of metals and their corrosion products, the examination of pigments, and Chumash Indian rock art. Address: Getty Conservation Institute, 4503 Glencoe Ave., Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6537.