Header: Preserving the statues - Menu

Preserving the statues - menu

 After the statues were discovered at 'Ain Ghazal, they were crated and sent to the Smithsonian Institution's Conservation Analytical Laboratory for excavation, study, and treatment. This section explains how the statues in this exhibition were removed from the crate, put back together, and preserved.

Image map for Preserving the statues menuRECT

 Uncovering
Examining
Piecing together
Displaying

Picture

Next topic - Preserving the statues - uncovering

Previous topic - Making and using plaster

Main menu

Click here for text only

Also available

 Exhibit brochure | Images and exhibit labels  | Links and resources |Exhibit home page | Credits | Text only

Return to the Freer/Sackler Menu

All presented material is copyright © 1996 Smithsonian Institution, except where noted.
 Last updated: July 28, 1996


[Sackler/Freer Home]

[Smithsonian Home]

The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C, 20560.

Comments to Sackler/Freer Webmaster