Preservation, Moulding and Restoration of Archaeological Materials

Master'’s Degree in Archaeological Techniques
ECTS; º Ano, , 0,0 T + 0,0 PL + 0,0 TP + 0,0 P + 0,0 TC + 0,0 S + 0,0 E + 0,0 OT + 0,0 O

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Licensed in Acheologi and related fields

Objectives
Contribute to broaden students' knowledge in the field of technical processes, develop their theoretical and practical skills in the areas of modeling, molding and reproduction of works of art.

Program
Difference between molding and modeling. Difference between copy, replica and forgery. Types of Moulds. Standards of evaluation copies or reproductions. Legislation and Codes of Ethics relating to the issue of reproductions. Types of Reproduction. Molding Applied to Situations of Conservation and Restoration. Molding Materials. Reproduction of materials.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment: practical performance, technical report.

Bibliography
- BRYDSON, J. (1989). Plastic Materials. London: ButterWorths
- CHAVARRIA, J. (2004). A CERÂMICA ? Colecção Artes e Ofícios. Lisboa: Editorial Estampa
- CLÉRIN, P. (2002). LA SCULPTURE ? Toutes les Techniques. Paris: Dessain et Tolra
- HAMER, F. (1986). POTTER?S DICTIONARY OF MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES. London: A & C BLACK

Method of interaction
Laboratory classes where students are required to develop templates and reports.

Software used in class