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Subject: Lecture on Archimedes Palimpsest

Lecture on Archimedes Palimpsest

From: Avi Shnibaum <hasiar<-at->
Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013

"Conservation of the Archimedes Palimpsest"
Israel Museum
May 21, 2013

Abigail Quandt The Israel Society for the Conservation and
Preservation of Cultural Property in cooperation with the Israel
Museum, Jerusalem Conservation Department has the pleasure of
inviting Abigail Quandt to give a lecture and workshop at the Israel
Museum on May 21, 2013.

Abigail Quandt who is senior conservator of rare books and
manuscripts of the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, has kindly agreed
to give a morning talk to conservators entitled "Conservation of the
Archimedes Palimpsest" which promises to include an overview of the
development of treating parchment manuscripts from a personal
perspective. In the afternoon Abigail Quandt will be giving a
workshop to a small group of about 15 conservators entitled
"Conservation Applications of Remoistenable Tissue".

Opening welcoming statements will be made by Hasia Rimon ACR
chairman of the Society and Michael Maggen Head of Paper
Conservation at the Israel Museum who's lab facilities will be used
for the workshop.

For further details please contact Gali Beiner ACR our society
secretary at iscpcp<-at->hotmail<.>com.

Michael Maggen
Paper Conservator, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Gali Beiner
ACR conservator of natural history collections Hebrew University

Hasia Rimon
ACR, Conservator of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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