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A new archaeobotanical study of Italian Roman ports

Posted on lug 4, 2014 in Research

In Roman times the Tyrrhenian coast was characterized by a deciduous forest and wood for shipbuilding was of local provenance In a study...

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Wood analysis of the Roman shipwrecks of Naples

Posted on set 27, 2013 in Slide, Wood Anatomy and Cultural Heritage

The Roman carpenters knew very well the technological and structural properties of the various timbers Wooden elements from three Roman...

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The Lucan portrait from Acerenza

Posted on apr 24, 2013 in Wood Anatomy and Cultural Heritage

As part of the scientific activities aimed at at proving the painting to be the work of Leonardo da Vinci, investigations were carried out...

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Adriano Fiori’s Xylotomotheca

Posted on apr 24, 2013 in Wood Anatomy and Cultural Heritage

Several copies of the “Xylotomotheca Italica”, a peculiar collection of exsiccata comprising some hundred thin sections of woods, were...

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