Conservation and Restoration Works on the Antique Marble Sculpture of an Empress from the Archaeological Museum in Zadar

LUCIC BONOMI posterAuthors: Ana-Marija Lučić and Ema Bonomi
Mentors: Siniša Bizjak, Assistant Professor; Ivo Donelli, Full Professor

Department of Conservation-Restoration, Arts Academy of the University of Split (Croatia)
Study programme: Integrated undergraduate and graduate course of study in conservation-restoration
Specialization: Stone (4th year of study)

Abstract
The poster contains an overview of the conservation-restoration works carried out on an antique Roman sculpture of an empress from the Archaeological Museum in Zadar. The treatment described on the poster includes laboratory analysis for the presence of soluble salts, UV light review, the usage of a variety of cleaning techniques, removal of fillings, vacuum consolidation and retouching. All of the conservation and restoration treatments were carried out in the Conservation-Restoration department for Stone of the Arts Academy in Split.
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Short biography
ANA-MARIJA LUČIĆ was born in Menziken, Switzerland on March 22, 1997. She attended the Secondary School of Fine Arts in Split as a graphic designer. She enrolled into the Conservation-Restoration Department of the Arts Academy, Split in 2015, where she is currently getting her MA in stone conservation. She has participated in several conservation-restoration projects and spent the third year in the workshop for stone conservation in The Museum of Croatian Archeological Monuments in Split. Now she is attending as a fourth-year student.

EMA BONOMI was born in Split, Croatia on February 3, 1996. She attended the Secondary School of Fine Arts in Split as a fashion designer. She enrolled into the Conservation-Restoration Department of the Arts Academy in Split in 2015, where she is currently getting her MA in stone conservation. She has participated in several conservation-restoration projects and spent the third year in the workshop for stone conservation in The Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments in Split. Now she is attending as a fourth-year student.

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