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In: ICCROM 1986. Preventive measures during excavation and site protection, Ghent 6-8 November 1985. Rome: ICCROM, 103-110.
This report describes some conservation interventions on wall paintings and plasters discovered in situ at the Crypta Balbi excavation in Rome.
The following cases in particular are analyzed:
– wall plasters on structures of tuff and travertine with problems of rising damp, water infiltration from the rear, and biological attack;
– consolidation of mortars used as rendering on niches;
– conservation assistance during excavation of frescoes on site;
– sampling of plasters.
Author(s): Costanzi Cobau A.
Year Published: 1986
Language / Translations: English