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Science for the Conservation of Wall Paintings

Conservator Mark Gittins of Conservazione Beni Culturali and conservation scientist Giancarlo Lanterna from the Opificio delle Pietre Dure (OPD) examining and evaluating the results of on site invasive investigations. The OPD is responsible for the project's diagnostic investigations, which have included the characterization of synthetic resins used during previous conservation interventions. Photo: Francesca Piqué.