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Re: [ANE-2] ] Re: squeezes of inscriptions

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  • Joe Zias
    If it s vertical, high up, you may need to use silicone to make a cast of the insc. which we did and then make a polyester cast and then the squeeze. Silicone
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      If it's vertical, high up, you may need to use silicone to make a cast of the insc. which we did and then make a polyester cast and then the 'squeeze. Silicone is expensive.


       
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      Anthropology/Paleopathology/Guide

      Science and Antiquity - Jerusalem
      Jerusalem, Israel



      >________________________________
      > From: Michael F. Lane <mflane@...>
      >To: ANE-2@yahoogroups.com
      >Sent: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 2:15 AM
      >Subject: Re: [ANE-2] ] Re: squeezes of inscriptions
      >
      >
      >Ah, thanks for the correction. Looking around the web, I think I've seen
      >it before, even if I didn't know its origin. Is it a species of Japanese
      >washi? I ask, because as far as I can tell, it is normally referred to as
      >Ιαπωνικό χαρτί in modern Greek, and, as it happens, the biggest supplier
      >for archives in Greece is out of it (http://www.insituconservation.com). I
      >suppose I'll have to try to find a source stateside.
      >
      >Cheers!
      >
      >Michael F. Lane
      >Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County
      >
      >> It is mulberry paper,  made from the inner bark of the mulberry tree. It
      >> is (was?) easily accessible in fine arts supply houses less than ten years
      >> ago. The leaves are not part of it, so don't query by mulberry-leaf. Fine
      >> arts conservation suppliers should also have it.
      >>
      >> Trudy S. Kawami
      >>
      >> -----Original Message-----
      >> From: ANE-2@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ANE-2@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      >> Michael F. Lane
      >> Sent: Monday, August 26, 2013 9:13 AM
      >> To: ANE-2@yahoogroups.com
      >> Subject: [ANE-2] Re: squeezes of inscriptions
      >>
      >> Dear Jimmy, Joe, and Trudy,
      >>
      >> Thanks for the interesting and useful information!
      >>
      >> I think I may forgo photogrammetry for the time being because the budget
      >> is too tight to permit rational allocation to such for recording the
      >> inscription, and furthermore, the inscription is rather awkwardly located
      >> (up a cliff, as I said, across a raised irrigation channel, and facing
      >> south into the sun).
      >>
      >> I am especially intrigued by the mulberry-leaf paper option, and I am now
      >> trying to source it in the U.S. and Greece.
      >>
      >> All best wishes,
      >>
      >> Michael F. Lane
      >> University of Maryland Baltimore County
      >>
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      >> Co-Director, AROURA
      >> Ancient Studies Department
      >> University of Maryland, Baltimore County Fine Arts Building, Room 452
      >> 1000 Hilltop Circle
      >> Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
      >> Tel. +1-410-455-2979 / Fax +1-410-455-1660
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      >> http://www.umbc.edu/aroura
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