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1- Assistant Professor, Faculty of Conservation and Restoration, Art University of Isfahan. , hr.bakhshan@aui.ac.ir
2- M. A student of, Faculty of Renovation of Cultural & Historical Objects, Art University
Abstract:   (983 Views)
The objects of the study are two bronze daggers dated back to the late Bronze Age and early Iron Age. They lack any ornaments and there is corrosion and oxidation in their surface. The purpose of this study is to recognize the technological and pathological research on the mentioned objects through comparative and pathological studies and library method, to conduct the technological and pathological research through laboratory method (wet chemistry, radiography, metallography, metal core elemental analysis by Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), analysis of corrosion by X-ray diffraction (XRD) in order to identify the metal and making techniques and to determine the types of damage, and finally to perform the conservation and restoration of the these objects through the conservation plan.
After studying and conducting experiments mentioned, it was determined that the material of the objects was bronze with carbonate and chloride corrosion. The making methods in these objects is casting and hammering. They were recognized to belong to the Iron Age.
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Cultural property
Received: 2017/05/1 | Accepted: 2017/06/24 | Published: 2020/09/15

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