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Investigation of late antique bricks from archaeological sites of contemporary Serbia as a basis of conservation works

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Author(s): Radivojević Ana

Journal: Facta Universitatis - series : Architecture and Civil Engineering
ISSN 0354-4605

Volume: 3;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 185;
Date: 2005;
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Keywords: bricks | conservation work | compatibility

ABSTRACT
and revitalization of building heritage of the territory of contemporary Serbia includes numerous late classical archaeological sites. In spite of the efforts oriented to their adequate protection and presentation, the up-to-date conservation practice has faced various problems, particularly those related to the conservation of the brickwork. Problems especially emerge when the need for the new bricks arises, due to their different quality in comparison with those of historical ones. The problem is emphasized by the fact that the recent conservation process, practiced in this region, has not been followed by any qualitative analysis, either of historical or contemporary bricks. Therefore, the results of the recent investigation focused on characterization of late antique bricks from the region have been presented in this paper, seen in the context of conservation works.
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