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Aztec Art after the Conquest and in Museums Abroad  

Ray Hernández Durán

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Jan 2017
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Dec 2016
Following the Spanish Conquest, responses to Aztec art were varied. While architecture and many sacred sculptures were demolished and their material remains recycled into new construction, ... More

Light and its Interaction with Antiquities and Works of Art: A Conservator’s Perspective  

Eleni Kotoula

This chapter addresses issues related to light–object interaction along with its resulting phenomena, taking into consideration materiality issues. It presents light and its role in ... More

Lighting and Museum Exhibits  

Malcolm Innes

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Sep 2017
Museums exist to display and preserve valuable artefacts. Display lighting helps fulfil one of the main tenets of a museum, but excessive light causes irreparable damage to sensitive ... More

Museums and the Conservation of Mexica Cultural Heritage  

María de Lourdes Gallardo Parrodi

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Jan 2017
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Dec 2016
This chapter outlines the development and contributions of archaeological conservation done at the Templo Mayor Project since 1978. The advancements made in this field have been possible ... More

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