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Author International Conference on the Conservation of Grotto Sites (2nd : 2004 : Dunhuang Caves, China)

Title Conservation of ancient sites on the Silk Road : proceedings of the second International Conference on the Conservation of Grotto Sites, Mogao Grottoes, Dunhuang, People's Republic of China, June 28-July 3, 2004 / edited by Neville Agnew
Published Los Angeles : Getty Conservation Institute, c2010
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 516 p.) : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
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Contents Master plan for the conservation and management of the Mogao Grottoes : preparation and achievements / Fan Jinshi -- Managing cultural heritage sites : some parameters for success / Sharon Sullivan -- China's policy in relation to international exchange and cooperation in cultural heritage conservation in China / Zhang Wenbin -- Choices and judgment : the professional conservator at the interface / Sharon Cather -- UNESCO support for cultural heritage conservation in China / Du Xiaofan, translated by Naomi Hellmann -- International cooperation for the protection of China's cultural heritage / Huang Kezhong -- Deterioration and treatment of wall paintings in grottoes along the Silk Road in China and related conservation efforts / Li Zuixiong -- Safeguarding Silk Road sites in Central Asia / Laurent Lévi-Strauss and Roland Lin -- Nomination of the Silk Road in China to UNESCO's World Heritage List : proposals for a strategic approach and reference framework for heritage routes / Ron van Oers -- The content and theoretical significance of the Principles for the conservation of heritage sites in China / Jin Hongkui -- The Principles for the conservation of heritage sites in China -- a critique / Jean-Louis Luxen -- The role of Hebei Province in developing and implementing the China Principles / Zhang Lizhu -- A place of safekeeping? : the vicissitudes of the Bezeklik murals / Susan Whitfield -- Perspectives on photography's contribution to archaeology in Central Asia / John Falconer -- Harps on the ancient Silk Road / Bo Lawergren -- Stein and Trinkler on the Rawak Vihara : a mandala style moves east / Fred H. Martinson -- Conservation and management of cultural heritage sites on the Silk Road in Kyrgyzstan / Ludmila Akmatova and Jumamedel Imankulov -- Visitor surveys at Mogao : pioneering the process, 2002-2004 / Li Ping ... [et al.] -- The challenge of managing visitors at the Mogao Grottoes / Kirsty Altenburg ... [et al.] -- Sustainable visitation at the Mogao Grottoes : a methodology for visitor carrying capacity / Martha Demas ... [et al.] -- Social and environmental monitoring as a tool for managing visitor impact at Jenolan Caves, Australia / Rickard Mackay -- Nature and distribution of cohesion forces in earthen building materials / Henri Van Damme ... [et al.] -- Geology and hydrogeology at the Mogao Grottoes, Dunhuang / Chikaosa Tanimoto ... [et al.] -- The influence of water on the stone carvings of the Yungang Grottoes / Huang Jizhong -- A Chinese-German cooperative project for the preservation of the cultural heritage of Shaanxi Province : conservation of the polychrome clay sculpture and investigation of painting materials in the Great Hall of the Shuilu'an Buddhist temple / Catharina Blaensdorf and Ma Tao -- Two methods for the conservation of the polychromy of the terracotta army of Qin Shihuang : electron beam polymerization of methacrylic monomers and consolidation using polyethylene glycol / Daniela Bathelt and Heinz Langhals -- The stone armor from the burial complex of Qin Shihuang in Lintong, China : methodology for excavation, restoration, and conservation, including the use of cyclododecane, a volatile temporary consolidant / Sandra Bucher and Xia Yin -- The development of ancient synthetic copper-based blue and purple pigments / Heinz Berke ... [et al.] -- Ishkor glazes of Uzbekistan / Pamela B. Vandiver ... [et al.] -- Digital acquisition, reconstruction, and virtual interpretation of Dunhuang murals / Lu Dongming ... [et al.] -- High-resolution photography at the Dunhuang Grottoes : Northwestern University's role in the Mellon International Dunhuang Archive / Harlan Wallach -- Dunhuang Grottoes conservation and computer technologies / Pan Yunhe, Fan Jinshi, and Li Zuixiong -- Multispectral imaging for easel and wall paintings / Haida Liang ... [et al.] -- Scientific examination of the traditional materials and techniques used in Yuan dynasty wall paintings / Rocco Mazzeo ... [et al.] -- Documentation and emergency treatment of wall paintings in the Chamba Lakhang (Maitreya temple) : developing a methodology to conserve mural paintings in India's Ladakh district / Sanjay Dhar -- Surveying paradise : the conservation survey of a Yuan dynasty wall painting on a clay base / Kathleen M. Garland -- Determining the internal condition of the Leshan Buddha statue / Zhong Shihang and Huang Kezhong -- Types of weathering of the Huashan rock paintings / Guo Hong ... [et al.] -- A study of support materials for mural paintings in humid environments / Ma Qinglin ... [et al.] -- Study and conservation of the Dazhao temple wall painting, Inner Mongolia / Du Xiaoli, translated by Naomi Hellmann -- Pigment analysis and environmental monitoring of murals in the Tang dynasty Huiling Mausoleum / Yang Mangmang and Zhang Yongjian -- Indian wall paintings : analysis of materials and techniques / Sekhar Chandra Set -- Conservation of mural paintings transferred from a royal mausoleum of the Western Han dynasty at Shiyuan, Henan Province / Tie Fude -- Condition, conservation, and reinforcement of the Yumen Pass and Hecang earthen rums near Dunhuang / Wang Xudong, Li Zuixiong, and Zhang Lu -- Research and application methods for comprehensive control of wind-borne sand at the Mogao Grottoes / Wang Wanfu ... [et al.] -- Restoration and consolidation of historic earthen structures : the upper and middle temple complexes at the Mogao Grottoes / Sun Yihua, Wang Wanfu, and Fu Qingyuan -- Consolidation studies on sandstone in the Zhongshan Grotto / He Ling ... [et al.] -- Nonaqueous dispersions and their antiweathering performance for earthen buildings, monuments, and archaeological sites / Zhou Shuanglin ... [et al.] -- Consolidation methods for cracks at the Qin terracotta army earthen site / Zhang Zhijun -- The conservation program for the castle ruins of the Guge kingdom in Ali, Tibet / Wang Hui -- Objectives of the cave 85 project / Neville Agnew and Li Zuixiong -- The significance of cave 85 / Wang Jinyu -- Conservation history and condition survey of cave 85, Mogao Grottoes / Xu Shuqing ... [et al.] -- Causes and mechanisms of deterioration and damage in cave 85 / Neville Agnew, Shin Maekawa, and Shuya Wei -- Methodology for the conservation of the wall paintings in cave 85 / Francesca Piqué, Lorinda Wong, and Su Bomin -- The role of in situ examination in the technical and investigation of the cave 85 paintings / Lisa Shekede ... [et al.] -- Analytical research in cave 85 / Michael R. Schilling ... [et al.] -- Asian organic colorants : a collaborative research project / Cecily M. Grzywacz ... [et al.] -- Evaluating the light sensitivity of paints in selected wall paintings at the Mogao Grottoes : caves 217, 98, and 85 / James R. Druzik -- Origins of moisture affecting the wall paintings in cave 85 / Shin Maekawa ... [et al.] -- Development and testing of the grouting and soluble-salts reduction treatments of cave 85 / Stephen Rickerby ... [et al.] -- Implementation of grouting and salts-reduction treatments of cave 85 wall paintings / Stephen Rickerby ... [et al.] -- A rapid means of measuring residual salt after grouting and poulticing wall paintings / Chen Gangquan ... [et al.] -- The information management system for the cave 85 project / Lorinda Wong ... [et al.]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Mural painting and decoration, Chinese -- Conservation and restoration -- China -- Dunhuang Caves -- Congresses
Buddhist art -- Conservation and restoration -- China -- Dunhuang Caves -- Congresses
Buddhist cave temples -- Conservation and restoration -- China -- Dunhuang Caves -- Congresses
Cave paintings -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses
Cultural property -- Protection -- China -- Congresses
Cultural property -- Protection -- Silk Road -- Congresses
Dunhuang Caves (China) -- Antiquities -- Congresses
Silk Road -- Antiquities -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses
Form Electronic book
Author Agnew, Neville, 1938-
Getty Conservation Institute.