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The essay intends to present the intervention of the early century. XX, in the villa-palace of Hagia Triada, Crete, for the preservation of his “megaron”. The hall has form almost square, with seats covered with alabaster plaster slabs, arranged in three sides; in front of it is a court that separates it from the outside. The room had to have a roof supported by wooden pillars, which carried the beams and the floors of the overlying environments. Housings, where once were inserted wooden pillars, were delimited by the chalk slabs that covered the walls of the room. In said gaps were found charred wood remains, testifying to a fire, caused by an earthquake that destroyed the site. Italians archaeologists although the exact size of the missing pillars, they would not replenish the gap, but left empty in memory of an existing volume. In the same years in which Italians restoring the Festos Palace and Hagia Triada, A. Evans at Knossos with the scant remains of the palace, he engages in "fantastic reconstructions" colored. Evans, also in front of the empty spaces that once welcomed the wooden elements, did not hesitate to rebuild them in colored concrete. The different treatment of the gap between Italians interventions in Festos and Hagia Triada than those of Knossos is very evident. In comparison Italian ones can seem rather basic, but call for reflection, while interventions Evans have determined an arbitrary rebuilding and push, created by a few "media columns and few surviving fragments". In fact the gap that defines the gap of the pillars of Hagia Triada room is a full, well that restores the image, leaving the matter received unaltered, indeed constituting a new matter, readable only with refle
Lingua originaleItalian
pagine (da-a)114-118
Numero di pagine5
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2015

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