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Metropolitan Museum Studies in Art, Science, and Technology

Metropolitan Museum Studies in Art, Science, and Technology

Various authors
164 pages
175 illustrations
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Director's Foreword
Thomas P. Campbell


The Practice of Objects Conservation in The Metropolitan Museum of Art (1870–1942)
Lawrence Becker and Deborah Schorsch

Twelfth-Century French Polychrome Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Materials and Techniques
Lucretia Kargère and Adriana Rizzo

Evidence for the Use of Azurite and Natural Ultramarine Pigments in Ancient Egypt
Ann Heywood

Technical Study of Three Allegorical Paintings by Paolo Veronese: "The Choice between Virtue and Vice, Wisdom and Strength," and "Mars and Venus United by Love"
Dorothy Mahon, Silvia A. Centeno, Mark T. Wypyski, Xavier F. Salomon, and Andrea Bayer

Compositional Study of Medieval Islamic Enameled Glass from The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Mark T. Wypyski

Piece-Molding Casting: A Chinese Tradition for Fourth- and Fifth-Century Bronze Buddha Images
Donna Strahan

Petrographic and Mineralogical Analysis of the Casting Core of a Chinese Bronze "Buddha Maitreya"
Federico Carò

Manuscript Guidelines

Met Art in Publication

Limestone statue of Aphrodite holding winged Eros, Limestone, Cypriot
late 4th century BCE
ca. 420 BCE
Coffin of Harmose, Wood, gesso, paint, gold
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Lintel of Amenemhat I and Deities, Limestone, paint
ca. 1981–1952 B.C.
Large Kneeling Statue of Hatshepsut, Granite
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Statuette of Harpokrates, gilded silver
304–30 B.C.
Edward Robinson, John Singer Sargent  American, Oil on canvas, American
John Singer Sargent
Seated Harpokrates with the crown of Amun, named as "Harpokrates-the-great, the eldest, the first of Amun", Cupreous metal, precious metal inlay
664–30 B.C.
ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Necklace of Wah, Silver, linen cord
ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Scarab of the Storehouse Overseer Wah, Silver, electrum, glazed steatite, linen cord
ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Virgin and Child, Limestone, paint, gilt, glass, French
ca. 1340–50
Enthroned Virgin and Child, Birch with paint and glass, French
ca. 1130–1140
Abacus, Stone, European
20th century
Enthroned Virgin and Child, Walnut with gesso, paint, tin leaf, traces of linen, and possible human remains, French
Virgin and Child in Majesty, Walnut with paint, tin relief on a lead white ground, and linen, French
ca. 1175–1200
Coffin of Khnumnakht, Wood, paint
ca. 1850–1750 B.C.
Painter's Palette Inscribed with the Name of Amenhotep III, Ivory, pigment
ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
Inner rectangular coffin of Hapiankhtifi, Coniferous wood (Taxus sp.), paint
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Fragment of a Leather Hanging(?) with an Erotic Scene, Leather (probably goat), paint
ca. 1550–1458 B.C.
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———. 2010b. Metropolitan Museum Studies in Art, Science and Technology. New York, New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art.