Restoration of mosaic replica from Stolac

acimovic sarana posterAuthors: Anđela Aćimović and Monika Sarana
Mentor: Darko Šobot, MA, Assistant Professor 

Department of Conservation and Restoration, Academy of Fine Arts, University of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Study programme: Integrated undergraduate and graduate course of study in conservation-restoration
Specialization: – (2nd year of study)

Abstract

The mosaic is dated to the 3rd century AD and it is just a part of a 16 x 8 meters big scene with the Minotaur and the labyrinth.  In 2009 on workshop, this mosaic replica was made with original tesseraes from excavations when mosaic was discovered, in 1894. On that workshop despite professionals, mistakes were made. The poster presents a summary of a conservation restoration treatments of  part of a floor mosaics replica from Stolac based on schemes in book Ancient Mosaics in the Territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Short biographies

ANĐELA AĆIMOVIĆ was born in Bijeljina, June 13th 1997. She finished: 2003-2011 Primary school: Catholic School Center "Saint Joseph", Sarajevo;2008-2013 Music primary school, Sarajevo; 2011-2015 High school: Catholic School Center - Gymnasium, Sarajevo; 2013-2015 High school: Music high school, Sarajevo. She is a 2nd year student at the Department of Conservation and Restoration on the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo. She was participant of many workshops about cultural heritage, documentary comics and photography and animated film. In 2016. she volunteered in The History Museum of BiH on exhibitions. She was observer on 13th International Conference of Conservation and Restoration in May 2016, Dubrovnik.

MONIKA SARANA was born in Sarajevo, October 23th 1995. She finished: 2002-2010 Primary school: Catholic School Center "Saint Joseph", Sarajevo; 2010-2014 High School of Fine Arts, Sarajevo. She is a 2nd year student at the Department of Conservation and Restoration on the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo. In 2016 she volunteered in the History Museum of BiH on exhibitions. She was observer on 12th International Conference of Conservation and Restoration in April 2015, Split.