Acropolis Restored

Acropolis Restored

Paperback British Museum Research Publication

Edited by Charalampos Bouras, Edited by Maria Ioannidou, Edited by Ian Jenkins

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  • Publisher: BRITISH MUSEUM PRESS
  • Format: Paperback | 96 pages
  • Dimensions: 204mm x 292mm x 8mm | 381g
  • Publication date: 13 June 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0861591879
  • ISBN 13: 9780861591879
  • Illustrations note: 160 colour illustrations

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The individual contributors to these papers tell the story of the dedicated and detailed efforts to understand the work of previous generations on the Acropolis and then to restore the buildings as nearly as possible to their original architectural state. The result is a story of engagement with the extraordinary problems associated with these world heritage monuments and the challenges to preserve and present them for future generations. This book represents a milestone in the history of the collaboration and friendship between the Acropolis Restoration Service and the British Museum.

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Table of contents

Introduction (Ian Jenkins) 35 Years' Restoration Work on the Acropolis (Charalambos Bouras) The Surface Conservation Project of the Acropolis Monuments (Evi Papakonstantinou-Ziotis) The Anastelosis of the Temple of Athena Nike (Dionysia Michalopoulou, Civil Engineer, Director of the restoration work) The Restoration of the Propylaia (Tasos Tanoulas) Parthenon Restoration Project (Nikos Toganidis) Interventions Past and Present on the North Side of the Parthenon (Lena Lambrinou) The Restoration of the Erechtheion (1979-87) (Fani Mallouchou-Tufano)