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Alexander Sarcophagus, Persians fighting Macedons, National Museum Istanbul

Macedonians and Persians in battle. Short side of the Persian battle frieze on the so-called Alexander Sarcophagus (Istanbul Archaeology Museum), colour reconstruction on the basis of an electronic measurement and a form created with the aid of the prototyping method (plaster, natural pigment according to the Price Method in tempera technique). Polychromy (A1): Ulrike Koch-Brinkmann.

(Liebieghaus Sculpture Collection, Frankfurt ST.P701)

Applied Methods:
UVF=Ultraviolet Fluorescence (Schott KV 418)
UVR=Ultraviolet Reflectography (Schott UG1 or Schott BG12)
VM=Visual Light Stereo Microscopy (10-50x, Zeiss & Olympus)
RL=Raking Light (Schott KL1500)
NLBW=Photography in visible light, black & white
NLCOLOR=Photography in visible light, full color
MPH=Macro Photography (via Microscope or Macro lenses)
UV-VIS=UV-VIS Absorption Spectroscopy
3DSCAN=Structured Light Scanning

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(Liebieghaus Sculpture Collection, Frankfurt ST.P7)

(c) Vinzenz Brinkmann 2018, Polychromy Research Project







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