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"Scientific Research in The Metropolitan Museum of Art": The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v. 67, no. 1 (Summer, 2009)
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART BULLETIN | VOLUME 67 | NUMBER 1

"Scientific Research in The Metropolitan Museum of Art"

Abramitis, Dorothy H., Julie Arslanoglu, Linda Borsch, Silvia A. Centeno, Federico Carò, Tony Frantz, Marco Leona, Dorothy Mahon, Julia Schultz, and Mark T. Wypyski
2009
48 pages
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"The Materiality of Art: Scientific Research in Art History and Art Conservation at the Metropolitan Museum"
Marco Leona

"The Chemistry of Aging in Oil Paintings: Metal Soaps and Visual Changes"
Silvia A. Centeno and Dorothy Mahon

"Roman Variscite Beads: In Situ Analysis by X-ray Microdiffraction"
Tony Frantz, Dorothy H. Abramitis, Linda Borsch, and Mark T. Wypyski

"Khmer Stone Sculptures: A Collection Seen from a Material Point of View"
Federico Carò

"The Neptune Pendant: Renaissance Jewel or Nineteenth-Century Invention?"
Mark T. Wypyski

"Immunology and Art: Using Antibody-based Techniques to Identify Proteins and Gums in Binding Media and Adhesives"
Julie Arslanoglu and Julia Schultz

Notes
Bibliography
Authors' Acknowledgments and Photograph Credits

Met Art in Publication

Dish with Abraham and Melchizedek, Hans of Landshut  German, Free-blown glass with paint and metallic foils, South German
1498
Marble statue of an old woman, Marble, Pentelic, Roman
Roman
14–68 CE
Painted limestone funerary stele with a woman in childbirth, Limestone, paint, Greek
Greek
late 4th–early 3rd century BCE
Painted limestone funerary slab with a soldier and two girls, Limestone, paint, Greek
Greek
2nd half of 3rd century BCE
Adam, Tullio Lombardo, Marble, Italian, Venice
ca. 1490–95
Fragment of a painted mummy shroud, Linen, paint, Roman, Egyptian
Roman, Egyptian
late 2nd–3rd century CE
Madame X (Madame Pierre Gautreau), John Singer Sargent  American, Oil on canvas, American
1883–84
Samson Captured by the Philistines, Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri)  Italian, Oil on canvas
1619
Portrait of a Woman, Jan van Ravesteyn  Dutch, Oil on wood
1635
Earrings, Gold, Chalcedony, Glass, Roman
Roman
2nd–3rd century CE
Earrings, Gold, Chalcedony, Glass, Roman
Roman
2nd–3rd century CE
Gold and chalcedony earrings, Gold, chalcedony, Roman
Roman
3rd century CE
Gold and chalcedony earring, Gold, chalcedony, Roman
Roman
2nd–3rd century CE
Earring-hook type, with pendants and agate setting, Gold, agate, Roman
Roman
3rd century CE
Gold and variscite earring (one of a pair), Gold, chalcedony, Roman, Cypriot
Roman, Cypriot
2nd century CE
Gold and variscite earring (one of a pair), Gold, chalcedony, Roman, Cypriot
Roman, Cypriot
2nd century CE
Gold necklace with emerald and variscite beads, Gold, emerald, and variscite, Roman
Roman
3rd century CE
Head of Buddha, Sandstone, Southern Cambodia
Southern Cambodia
7th century
Standing Ganesha, Stone, Cambodia
Cambodia
second half 7th century
Shiva, Sandstone, Southern Cambodia or Vietnam
Southern Cambodia or Vietnam
mid- 7th century
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