Greek and Roman Case Study

The Parsons Conservation Lab serves all curatorial areas represented by the Carlos Museum’s collection. Preventive care, treatment, and research encompass diverse materials including wood, stone, metal, ceramics, textiles, human remains, and paper. Click on the collection objects below to review summaries of recent conservation projects.

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Greek, 7th-6th century, BCE
Gold
2003.12.1


A slide presentation shows how the Carlos Museum's lab uses silicone rubber molds to make accurate and reproducible casts from the ancient gems in the collection.

 

Roman, 1st century AD
Marble
2003.55.1.