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PTT Grant MT-2210-03-NC-05, Thin-Section Petrography of Cultural Materials: Comprehensive Resource and Training, Publication, Dr. Chandra Reedy, University of Delaware, Museum Studies Program.

This 639-page book manuscript on the use of thin-section petrography includes an overview of the technology and its context; problems and goals unique to the study of cultural materials; numerous well-illustrated case studies of art, architecture, and archeological objects; and in-depth discussion of innovative approaches to digital image analysis and statistical methods for petrographic thin sections.

For more information contact Mary Striegel.

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