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Krist, Gabriela o. Univ.-Prof. Mag.art. Dr.phil.

title
The Stone Gates of the Royal Palace in Patan (Nepal): A Pucliar Cleaning Problem
type
article
keywords
Conservation and Restoration
texts
description
The paper reports on the conservation treatment of one of the stone gates of the Royal Palace in Patan (Nepal). The stone mineralogical and petrographic characteristics are described, along with the major forms of decay. Short historical information on the Palace is given as well. The most difficult part of the conservation treatment was the removal of a thick layer of bitumen, applied in the past, which disfigured the finely carved panels. After several unsatisfactory trials with organic solvents, the cleaning was accomplished by the use of an ND YAG laser equipment by the Italian El.EnGroupFlorence
authors
Gabriela Krist, Katharina Fuchs, Marija Milchin, Lisa Gräber
editors
The Graduate School of Cultural Heritage, Kongju National University
publishers
Korea
date
2014
location
Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do (Korea, Republik)
published in
title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Conservation of Stone and Earther
edition
1