Science of Art

These student-produced podcasts explore how ancient materials or manufacturing methods and modern conservation procedures illustrate concepts presented in the General Chemistry curriculum at Emory. 

granulation.pngAu + Cu = Bling! The Chemistry of Granulated Jewelry
Pin
Greek, 7th-6th century, BCE
Gold
2003.12.1
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Ancient Laundry
Doublecloth Textile Fragments with Human Figures, Llamas, and Stepped Pattern
Peru, Late Intermediate Period, ca 1100 –1470 AD
Cotton and Camelid Fibers
2002.1.37 A-K
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harlotsprogress.jpgA Harlot’s Progress
William Hogarth
1732
Engraving on paper
1977.003.024 – 029
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faience.jpgInvestigating the Original Color of Ancient Egyptian Old Kingdom Faience Beads
Broad Collar
Egyptian, Old Kingdom (  BCE)
Faience
L2011.22.8
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