Lessons Learned by Aicha Ben Abed
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Lessons Learned
By Aicha Ben Abed

Lessons Learned

Reflecting on the Theory and Practice of Mosaic Conservation

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Lessons Learned by Aicha Ben Abed

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In 2005, the Institut National du Patrimoine of Tunisia played host to the ninth Triennial meeting of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM). The meeting focused on assessing past practices of mosaic conservation, both in situ and in museums."Lessons Learned" is a richly illustrated volume that provides readers with a comprehensive record of the conference proceedings.The fifty-three papers - with contributions from more than 80 leading professionals in the field - reflect the conference's principle themes: Evaluating Mosaic Practice, Caring for Mosaics in Museums, Documenting and Assessing Sites at Risk, Managing Sites with Mosaics, Sheltering Mosaics, and Training of Conservation Practitioners.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780892369201
ISBN-10: 0892369205
Format: Paperback
(279mm x 229mm x 25mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Getty Conservation Institute,US
Publisher: Getty Trust Publications
Publish Date: 21-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Tunisian Mosaics by Aicha Ben Abed Tunisian Mosaics, Hardback (January 2007)

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Author Biography - Aicha Ben Abed

Aicha Ben Abed is director of monuments and sites at the INP, Tunisia. Martha Demos & Thomas Roby are senior project specialists at the Getty Conservation Institute.

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