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The Assessorato Beni Culturali e all’Identità Siciliana invites allthe participants across the globe to attend the conferenceGeoArcheoGypsum2019 - “Geology and archaeology of gypsum: from lapis specularis to plasterwork”, which is going to be held at Agrigento(Sicily, Italy) from 26 to 28 September 2019. The conference explore the fascinating world of natural gypsum and its various applications in art through time, such as the Roman lapis specularis used in the windows at Pompeii, the alabaster in the Etruscan world, the selenite and alabaster in ancient Greece and the imitation of precious ornamental stones in the baroque art throughout Europe.
LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Agrigento, Sicily (Italy)
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: The Soprintendenza Beni Culturali e Ambientali di Agrigento
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