Conservação, moldagem e restauro de materiais arqueológicos

Mestrado em Arqueologia Pré-Histórica a Arte Rupestre
3 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 7,0 TP + 12,0 TC + 8,0 S

Lecturer
- Fernando Manuel Conceição Costa

Prerequisites
To be graduated in archaeology or related fields.

Objectives
Provide students with skills to assess critical situations conservation of archaeological objects which can make minor preventive treatments. Develop identification skills and diagnosis of cultural heritage.

Program
Moulding versus modelling. Difference Copy, replica and forgery. Types of Moulds. Standards for the evaluation of copies or reproductions. Legislation and Codes of Ethics concerning reproductions. Types of reproduction. Moulding Applied to Conservation and Restoration cases. Moulding Materials. Reproduction materials.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment: practical performance, technical report.

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

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

Software used in class
Not applicable.