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Optical characterization of amber specimens from the unique collection of the Museum of the Earth of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw
Author(s): A. Zatorska; B. Kosmowska-Ceranowicz; A. Koss; J. Marczak; A. Sarzyński; M. Strzelec; W. Skrzeczanowski
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Paper Abstract

The paper presents examination methodology and results of identification tests and conservation treatments of amber specimens and prepared amber samples, selected from a large collection of the Museum of the Earth of Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. Particular attention has been paid to the use of noninvasive methods of topographic and material analyses. Optimized conservation treatment has been applied to consolidate, store and exhibit a set of archaeological amber beads from the National Archaeological Museum in Warsaw.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 May 2013
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 8790, Optics for Arts, Architecture, and Archaeology IV, 879012 (30 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2020225
Show Author Affiliations
A. Zatorska, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (Poland)
B. Kosmowska-Ceranowicz, Museum of the Earth (Poland)
A. Koss, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (Poland)
J. Marczak, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
A. Sarzyński, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
M. Strzelec, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
W. Skrzeczanowski, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8790:
Optics for Arts, Architecture, and Archaeology IV
Luca Pezzati; Piotr Targowski, Editor(s)

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