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Herculaneum Papyri

From: Mark Clarke <markey>
Date: Sunday, October 6, 1996
Jeannette Woodward <jawood [at] fiat__gslis__utexas__edu> writes

>Do any list members have some information concerning  preservation
>work on the carbonized papyri  from the Villa de la Papyri at
>Herculaneum?

See:

    Mark Gilberg. "Antonio Piaggio and the conservation of the
    Herculaneum Papyri" in "Early Advances in Conservation", ed.
    Vincent Daniels British Museum Occasional papers No.65, London,
    1988, pps. 1-6 with large bibliography and diagram of Piaggio's
    unrolling apparatus.

    **** Moderator's comments:   Thanks also to Barry Knight, who
    also provided this citation

Mark Clarke
+44 171 277 1633

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