Re: [ANE-2] ] Re: squeezes of inscriptions
- 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.
Joe Zias www.joezias.org
Science and Antiquity - Jerusalem
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> From: Michael F. Lane <mflane@...>
>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.
>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
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>> Michael F. Lane
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>> 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
>> Prof. Michael Franklin Lane
>> Co-Director, AROURA
>> Ancient Studies Department
>> University of Maryland, Baltimore County Fine Arts Building, Room 452
>> 1000 Hilltop Circle
>> Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
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