Archaeological Site Conservation and Management
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Newsletter 11.2 Summer 1996
Newsletter conversation with Peter Dorman, field director of the Epigraphic Survey, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago.
Cave Temples of Mogao at Dunhuang: Art and History on the ...
Lavish color photographs of the caves and their art and a history of the Silk Road create a vivid portrait of this remarkable site.
Kinetic Art Conference Held (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Alternative Backing Methods for Lifted Mosaics
This project aims to address the urgent need for developing sustainable solutions to the conservation of mosaics.
Newsletter 23.2 Summer 2008
Newsletter article on the conservation and preservation of heritage sites in Western Thebes, Egypt.
Laetoli Hominid Trackway, Site G
This report is a detailed record of the condition of the Homind Trackway’s fifty-two hominid footprints and any treatments that were carried out in 1995 and 1996.
Archaeometry of Pre-Columbian Sites and Artifacts
Proceedings of a 1992 symposium on the application of scientific techniques of investigation and analysis of pre-Columbian sites and artifacts.
Site Conservation at Mogao and Yungang Grottoes (1990 ...
A summary of a Getty Conservation Institute project for the implementation of site conservation strategies in China.
Management Planning (2009–2013)
Overview of a Getty Conservation Institute project to identify needs in heritage management and to develop ways to address gaps in the field.
Newsletter 21.3 Fall 2006
Newsletter article on U.S. rock art conservation in the twenty-first century.
Archaeological Conservation and Site Management (1987 ...
A summary of training courses on the care and conservation of archaeological sites and materials sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Tomb of Nefertari (1986–1992)
A summary of a Getty Conservation Institute project that addressed the conservation of the tomb of Queen Nefertari in the Valley of the Queens, Egypt.
Conservation Practices on Archaeological Excavations ...
This user-friendly guide to conservation practices on archaeological excavations covers both structures and artifacts.
Newsletter 23.2 Summer 2008
Newsletter article on site management plans for the Valley of the Queens in Egypt.
Newsletter 11.2 Summer 1996
Newsletter feature article examining conservation efforts at rock art sites in Baja California.
Maya Initiative (1999–2009)
Overview and details of a past GCI initiative to reinforce and develop conservation practices in order to resolve common problems in the Maya region.
Seismic Retrofitting Project
Seismic retrofitting techniques and maintenance programs for earthen buildings in Peru.
Stone Deterioration & Treatment (1986–1991)
Overview and details of a past Getty Conservation Institute program of research into the deterioration and treatment of stone materials.
Injection Grouts for the Conservation of Architectural Surfaces
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute project to evaluate injection grouts for conservation of architectural surfaces.
Values and Heritage Conservation: Research Report
Results of research on values and benefits of cultural heritage conservation undertaken by the GCI through its Agora Initiative.
Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road (2010)
Proceedings of the second international conference from 2004 at the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang. Downloadable in 11 sections.
Newsletter 24.1 Spring 2009
Newsletter roundtable discussion about conservation education and field projects.
Taking Stock (Discussion)
A discussion among experts in the field on heritage inventories and decision making. From Vol. 28.2, Fall 2013.
Conservation and Management of the Tomb of Tutankhamen
A five-year collaborative project for conservation and management of the tomb of Tutankhamen.
Heaven and Hell on the Silk Road
Lecture on the introduction of the concepts of karma and rebirth into China.
Newsletter 7.3 Fall 1992
Newsletter article about the conservation of the tomb of Kiki, a court official in the necropolis at Thebes.
Buildings & Sites Dept. | Getty Conservation Institute
Developing model field projects.
Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China's Silk ...
Catalogue for the 2016 exhibition, Cave Temples of Dunhuang.
Rock Art of Baja California (1994–1996)
Overview and details of a past GCI project for the conservation of cave paintings in the Sierra de San Francisco, Baja California, Mexico.
Newsletter 18.1 Spring 2003
Newsletter article on the conservation-related programing at the Fifth World Archaeological Congress (WAC-5) 2003.
Mosaics in Situ: An Overview of Literature on Conservation of ...
This literature review examines principle practices and trends in mosaic conservation as reflected in published works through 2007.
Seismic Retrofitting Issue, Spring 2015
Page 1. SEISMIC RETROFITTING SPRING 2015 Page 2. A Note from
the Director Photo: Anna Flavin, GCI Los Angeles ...
Conservation of Decorated Surfaces (Article)
A look at 30 years of the GCI's work in conserving decorated surfaces. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Newsletter 21.3 Fall 2006
Newsletter feature article on the state of rock art conservation.
Cave Temples of Dunhuang (News Item)
Announcement of the publication of this new book. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
6th International Conference on Earthen Architecture
Available in four separate sections as downloadable PDF files.
Newsletter 23.2 Summer 2008
Newsletter article about conservation for the Ramesseum in western Thebes.
Heritage Values, Stakeholders and Consensus Building
Overview of a Conservation Institute project to advance the ability of heritage professionals to constructively engage with stakeholders.
Terra Literature Review: An Overview of Earthen Architecture ...
An overview of research in earthen architecture conservation.
Valley of the Queens Assessment Report Volume One
This report records the research and assessment undertaken for Phase 1 (2006-2008) of the Valley of the Queens Project.
Newsletter 7.2 Summer 1992
Newsletter feature article examining site management and issues associated with the management of cultural property.
Newsletter 23.2 Summer 2008
Newsletter article on Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities site management program.
Newsletter 20.3 Fall 2005 (Conservation at the Getty)
Newsletter article on managing information for a wall paintings conservation project.
Newsletter 16.3 Fall 2001
Newsletter feature article examining value-led planning for cultural heritage sites.
Archaeological Site Protection and Management
Course Calendar: Conserving Heritage in South East Asian Cities: Planning for Continuity and Change
Iraq Cultural Heritage Conservation Initiative (2004-2011)
Overview and details of a GCI project to repair Iraqi cultural heritage, and rebuild Iraqi conservation and heritage management capacity.
Conservation & Management of Archaeological Sites (Article)
An overview of 30 years of the GCI's work in conserving and managing archaeological sites. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Pop-Up Summer Residencies: the Silk Road Ensemble
Silk Road ensemble creates musical events inspired by exhibit, Cave Temples of Dunhuang.
Newsletter 21.1 Spring 2006
Newsletter article on the protective function of shelters over mosaics.
Newsletter 17.1 Spring 2002
Newsletter article discussing the conservation of ancient in situ mosaic pavements in Tunisia.
Conference: Conservation of Cultural Property in Asia and the ...
A summary of a symposium that focused on conservation issues in Asia and the Pacific sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Inventories and Heritage Management: The Australian ...
Examines heritage inventories in Australia. From Volume 28.2, Fall 2013.
GCI's Enduring Collaborations in China (Feature)
A look at our nearly 30 years of collaborative conservation work in China. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Rock Art: A cultural treasure at risk
Report outlining a vision for the future of conservation rock art relevant to many regions of the world.
Projects, events, and publications
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Principles for the Conservation of Heritage Sites in China ...
The China Principles for conservation and management of sites, Bilingual Chinese-English text.
Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road (1997)
Proceedings of an October 1993 international conference at the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang.
Newsletter 13.1 Spring 1998
Newsletter feature article discussing the illicit trade in cultural objects.
Supplemental Manuals for Digital Photographic ...
The 3 manuals in this 1 volume provide a step-by-step guide for basic digital photographic documentation of in situ mosaics. Available in English, French, and Arabic.
Managing Change: Sustainable Approaches to the ...
Examines issues of sustainability as they related to heritage conservation.
The Conservation of Decorated Surfaces on Earthen ...
Proceedings from this 2004 colloquium organized by the GCI and National Park Service.
The Diamond Sutra: A Story of Printing, Piety, and ...
Lecture exploring the many facets of this sacred Mahayana Buddhist text.
Chaco Canyon (1991–1996)
Overview of a past Getty Conservation Institute project in Chaco Canyon to investigate protective strategies for preserving archaeological sites.
Conference: Preservation of the Architectural Heritage of Asia ...
A summary of a conference to explore courses of action to preserve the cultural heritage of Asia sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Changing the Heritage Inventory Paradigm: The Arches Open ...
Feature on Arches, an open source geospatial web application of cultural heritage inventory and management. From Volume 28.2, Fall 2013.
Didactic Case Study of Jarash, Jordan
Case study of management of Jarash for use in academic programs, courses, and workshops. Available in 8 downloadable sections or as 1 file.
Conference: 6th Int'l Conference - Conservation of Earthen ...
Summary of a conference held in 1990 that focused on the importance of earth as a building material in the Americas.
Conference: Conservation of Archaeological Sites in the ...
A summary of a conference devoted to the investigation of processes used to manage archaeological sites sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Management Planning for Archaeological Sites
Proceedings of a 2000 workshop to discuss challenges faced by archaeological sites in the Mediterranean.
Newsletter 19.3 Fall 2004 (Conservation at the Getty)
Newsletter article on the Getty Conservation Institute's collaborative conservation work in China.
Newsletter 21.3 Fall 2006
Newsletter article on building capacity to conserve southern African rock art.
Cultural Heritage in Asia and the Pacific: Conservation and ...
Proceedings of a Symposium held in Honolulu, Hawaii, September 8-13, 1991
Arches Project | Getty Conservation Institute
A collaborative project to develop an open source web- and GIS-based information system to inventory and manage immovable cultural heritage.
CAPS Workshop Held (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Research on the Values of Heritage (1998–2005)
Overview of a past GCI project to provide tools and methods for assessing values and applying the results to sustainable conservation solutions.
Tutankhamen
News from February 2013 field campaign for conservation and management of Tomb of Tutankhamen. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
Of the Past, For the Future: Integrating Archaeology and ...
Proceedings of the Conservation Theme at the World Archaeological Congress, June 2003
The GCI Newsletter, Conservation Perspectives Fall 2012
Table of contents for Conservation Perspectives: The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter, Public Art issue.
The World in the Year 1000: The View from Dunhuang
Lecture on the larger historical context of the caves at Mogao, city of Dunhuang, and surrounding region.
GCI Project Terra Bibliography
A bibliography of literature on earthen architecture. Part of the GCI Project Bibliography series.
Newsletter 16.3 Fall 2001
Newsletter article examining cultural heritage management in Africa.
Terra 2008
Proceedings from this 2008 conference on the study and conservation of earthen architectural heritage held in Bamako, Mali.
Joya de Cerén, El Salvador: Plan de Manejo
Management plan for the archeological site of Joya de Cerén, El Salvador developed by the GCI and Concultura.
Conference: 10th Int'l Conference on the Study & ...
A summary of the 10th International Conference on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Architecture, held February 2008 in Bamako, Mali, West Africa.
Plant Biology for Cultural Heritage: Biodeterioration and ...
Brings together scientific contributions from field of plant biology relating to biodeterioration and conservation.
The Final Passage: Chauvet-Pont d'Arc Cave
December 2015 film screening of The Final Passage: Chauvet-Pont d’Arc Cave followed by panel discussion.
Herculaneum Project
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute project to address specific conservation problems at the Roman archaeological site of Herculaneum.
Conservation of Rock Art (1987–1990)
A summary of training courses on rock art conservation, protection and site management sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Newsletter 9.1 Spring 1994
Newsletter conversation with Dev Mehta about development plans for the ancient caves of Ellora and Ajanta, India.
Conference: In Situ Archaeological Conservation (1986)
Summary of a forum to discuss the problems associated with conserving archaeological materials, with special regard for sites and those objects which remain in situ.
RECORDIM: Guiding Principles & Illustrated Examples
Recording, Documentation, and Information Management for the Conservation of Heritage Places: Guiding Principles, Vol. I.
Newsletter 16.1 Spring 2001
Newsletter article examining conservation challenges associated with the World Heritage Site of Joya de Cerén, El Salvador.
Newsletter 13.2 Summer 1998
Newsletter article examining preservation issues associated with rock art.
Newsletter 20.3 Fall 2005 (Conservation at the Getty)
Newsletter article on the GCI-WMF Iraq Cultural Heritage Conservation Initiative.
Dunhuang Inspired: An Evening with Tan Dun
Tan Dun discusses his new commission inspired by Dunhuang and its wall paintings.
A Note from the Director (Article)
Foreword from Tim Whalen for this issue on Conservation in China. From Vol. 31, No. 1, Spring 2016.
Conference: 28th International Archaeometry Symposium ...
A summary of a symposium that focused on archaeometry.
Mosaic Conservation Technician Training
Hands-on training project is to develop teams of skilled technician-level practitioners in different countries of the MOSAIKON region.
Technician Training Handbook Revised (News Item)
2011 edition of this handbook. Available in English, French and Arabic. Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Conference: Lessons Learned: Reflecting on the Theory and ...
Summary of the ninth triennial conference of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics coorganized by Getty Conservation Institute.