Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ivories from Nimrud.

Post by Mariana. Nimrud is located at a distance of 37 km to the south-east of the city of Mosul on the east bank of the Tigris River.  It was the second capital, coming after the Assyrian capital of Assur. … Continue reading

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Making a mount for the protection of archaeological pieces during exhibit.

Post by Diman. Materials Used: Cardboard Aluminum Foil Polyethylene sheet Polyester fabric Polyester fleece Needle Thread Starting the work.  First we cut the cardboard to fit with the size and shape of the artifacts.  After that we cover it by … Continue reading

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Organic Pigment Test

Post by Rezhna One of the tests that I did in laboratory.  First we need to measure out Acetone, Ethanol, Water, and Organic pigment. For each Acetone, Ethanol, Water we took 5 ml. We weighed 15 gm each of organic pigments.  … Continue reading

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Imaging artifacts for documentation.

Post by Dived. When photographing artifacts for the aim of documentation it must be very precise and clear for showing all the features and details of archaeological artifacts.  We must pay attention  and  take care of the artifact in the … Continue reading

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